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Mad Penguin: Kubuntu vs. Simply Mepis 6.0: The Superiority Complex

Nov 01, 2006, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"Which Linux distribution is the easiest to install and use with as little tweaking as possible? On the KDE front, two of the key choices are Kubuntu and Simply Mepis. Yes, I realize that some users consider SuSE to be a player, and that's great, it has some great features. However, it's simply not an 'out of the box' friendly option as the previously mentioned distributions. After receiving enough SuSE 10.1 update errors, you will likely find yourself agreeing with me. Moving on...

"Having been a once loyal fan of Simply Mepis myself, I can understand the attraction to this distribution as a stable, easy to use option to get your feet wet inside of a KDE desktop environment..."

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