“Setting up a new workstation is the easiest time to choose a
new GNU/Linux distribution. Having just installed Fedora 7 on my
laptop so I’d have an RPM-based system available for my work, I
seriously considered ending my five-year endorsement of Debian on
my workstation. Perhaps I should follow the crowd and go to Ubuntu?
Some other DEB-based distribution? Maybe Slackware or Gentoo to
grab a bit of geek-cred? But after debating my choices for a couple
of days, I decided to stick with Debian for both technical and