Re: Recommendations on switching from RedHat to new distro?
From: J.O. Aho (user_at_example.net)
Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2005 18:26:16 +0100
Scott Smith wrote:
> Some time back, I installed RedHat Linux on a Dell Dimension XPS T800r box
> at home and set up CVS, Samba, Eclipse, and a few other things on it. About
> a year later, RedHat stopped free updates/support for weekend users like me,
> so I'm looking to switch to another distro.
If you like RedHat and don't want to relearn admin tools, I would suggest you
stay with RedHat, the only differences today is that the "home user" RedHat is
called Fedora, check fedora.redhat.com
> A friend at work recommended SuSE. I went to the web site, but had trouble
> figuring out what to download. The RedHat stuff came on CD and was easy to
> set up.
SuSe don't allow you to download the latest version of it untill a month or so
after release, they want you to buy it. If you want to have easy to download
links, then visit www.linuxiso.org
> I don't want to start a war here, but can someone recommend a distro that is
> friendly to a non-power user such as myself? (and maybe point me to the CD
> images or whatever?)