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Why Debian's Still a Great Distro Choice

Jul 13, 2008, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Every year or so, there's a new Linux distro darling. Last year's was Ubuntu, and I've lost track of what this year's favorite penguin might be. But a lot of newcomers to Linux seem to get the impression that a new distro is better than an older package because there'll be more attention paid to new technologies and easier user interfaces. In fact, pretty much the opposite is true.

"For example, I'm a Fedora moonie. I don't hate any of the others, but Fedora got me way back in Version 3, and now that we're at 9 it's just getting better..."

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