Debian Linux was important: Will it continue to be?
Feb 08, 2011, 23:34 (1 Talkback[s])
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"When I asked the rhetorical question, "Is Debian Linux
still relevant?" I knew I'd cause a ruckus. But, I also felt the
question needed to be asked: For Debian's own good.
"Not everyone, to no surprise, agrees with me. My buddy Joe
"Zonker" Brockmeier wrote, "Debian has never been a user-friendly
distribution, or one that was really targeted at a mainstream
audience. Debian 6.0 continues a long tradition of shipping a
brand-new stable release that is already outdated, with little to
appeal to new users.""