Linux.com: Spawn of Debian Faceoff: LibraNet 2.8.1

“This is the fourth in a series of reviews of Debian-based
distributions. The first three have covered the best known
commercial distributions. The first one looked at LindowsOS 4.5.
The second examined newcomer MEPIS Linux. The third was about
Xandros 2.0. All three of those are more about providing a familiar
environment for those coming to Linux from Windows. This one is
different. LibraNet is aimed more at existing Linux
users–including Debian users–than those from the Windows

“I recently spotted a posting about LibraNet in the
linux.debian.user newsgroup from late 1999. It was in response to
another post asking if LibraNet were any good. The reply was ‘It is
Debian. Its not any easier to install than Debian. It does have a
lot of interesting Desktops (Window Managers).’ I don’t think
things have changed all that much since then.

“In fact, I recently spotted a posting on the Hampshire LUG
Discussion list which pointed other readers to a page at
LinuxMafia.com about various ‘Debian installers.’ Prominent on that
list, and recommended as well, is LibraNet…”


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