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Why Ubuntu Linux Tops Debian

Oct 11, 2007, 20:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"For those of you who have used it, you'll know that Debian is a solid distribution of Linux. Like Fedora or OpenSuSe, it was developed with all users in mind. Unfortunately, what many of the geekier users to this day fail to wrap their minds around is that this 'Windows thinking' they complain about is more or less about ease of use, versus 'choice.' And I believe that this is why Ubuntu is, more than other Debian distributions, out-performing Debian proper.

"The idea that the average new user really ought to consider becoming more educated with Linux in order to merely use it is just plain silly. Granted, for the geek set interested in learning, this is a great plan..."

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