My life with Debian
Aug 02, 2010, 19:37 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I'm a long time Debian user. And I'm a happy Debian user. My
current Debian installation is very (and I mean very, very) old. I
don't remember exactly how old it is, but it's more than 6 years
old. And it's probably as much as 9 years old. Since early months
it was unstable branch of Debian. It is updated regularly, as often
as my (quite poor at times) network connectivity allows.
"When I'm getting new machine I simply copy my existing
installation on new machine. And my particular OS has already been
reincarnated from one machine to another for countless times.
"I'm not trying to set any records here. I'm just lazy enough to
avoid re-installing my OS and setting it up. But I seriously doubt
than any other OS or distro can handle it. It's unique combination
of Debian's approach to distro development, package upgrade-ability
policies and attention to software quality that makes it
"So I owe a big thank you to Debian guys for their outstanding
job during all this years. Thanks a lot!"