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The Anatomy of a Crappy Linux Distro

May 28, 2008, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"All Linux distributions are not created equal. Some are superior in quality while others are so full of crap. I hate to sound grumpy like Béranger, but I have tried plenty of distros my entire life and have experienced using those that made my blood boil. I'm naturally a patient man, however, I have to be honest and share to you (based on my own experience) some of the things that can make me think of a distro as a piece of rubbish.

"For me, a Linux distro is crappy when:

  1. "Installation takes hours to completely finish despite using a high-end machine.
  2. "It fails to install even after using every given boot parameter..."

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