LinuxPlanet: Mepis + apt = Working On Easy Street
Jan 24, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)
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"I've always liked the way system administrators and LUG friends
have praised the functioning of their Debian based Linux systems.
Especially when it comes to upgrading.
"In the past I've stayed away from Debian because it was a bit
of a pain to get it installed on my machines. And, since I'm more
of a business/desktop kind of guy, ease of installation and a
lavish out-of-the-box feature set have kept me on SUSE Linux for a
couple of years. Of course, doing that trades the upgrade
capability of a simple apt-get on Debian for the headache of adding
applications that could be hampered by RPM dependencies problems
under SUSE. Oddly, I still like to do quick jobs via the command