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Re: Fedora vs. Ubuntu



On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 15:26 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> My£0.02-worth :-)
> 
> While some say that Ubuntu, Mandriva or PCLinuxOS are more newbie-friendly, 
> it's worth bearing in mind that most people come to computing with friends on 
> tap for hand-holding.  Those of us that have come to linux depending on lists 
> like this are generally more confident (maybe more competent, too?) but it is 
> very likely that your friend will feel in real need of help in the early 
> stages.
> 
> I think, therefore, that your comfort-level in supporting a different distro 
> has to be borne in mind.  I'm not saying you couldn't - there will be more 
> similarities than differences - but you may not wish to take on an extra 
> layer of responsibility.

On the other hand, you know the useful life-span of a fedora
installation.
Do you want to recommend that to a friend that needs hand-holding?

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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