OSNews: Open Letter: Getting In-Touch With Your Ex

“I used to be both a user of Mandrake (from v7.2 -> v10) as
well as a renewing member of their Club. For various reasons, both
personal and not, I decided to switch distros in August of this
year. I wanted to try a Debian distro and experience that side of
Linux [this would be the proverbial ‘grass is greener’

“I’d toyed with Slackware (7.1) a couple of years ago, after a
serious Mandrake crash [to which I place no blame on Mandrake
necessarily]. However, there were two things that bothered me about
Slack: one which I couldn’t reconcile, and one which I was to
stubbornly delay appreciating until now…”