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SubjectRe: Why RedHat distribution.
On Fri, 21 Jun 1996, Tyson D Sawyer wrote:

> > You may also want to look into Debian Linux. Look at
> >
> > Note, I have not tried RedHat so I am not saying Debian is /better/... But I
> > think Debian is /good/.
> >
> > __kmb203@psu.edu_________________________Debian__1.1___Linux__2.0.0___
> > "You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike."
> I believe that all the listed pros and cons apply to Debian as well.
> The main difference I see between debian and Red Hat is that Red Hat
> has much better support and a larger audience. Additionally, there
> is a number of commercial software packages (most notably from Caldera)
> that use the Red Hat rpm packaging. I know of no such support for
> Debian.
> >From what I have read, Debian is a very good system. Red Hat is also
> a very good system and it is much more popular and has much more support.
> Cheers!
> Ty

If you wanted to install systems and distribute them you might be better off
with RedHat for the support. However, I have always been able to get
solutions which fit my needs from the debian-user mailing list. The people
who make debian read the user list, and field any questions which need
expert knowledge... (Redhat also has a list.)

"You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike."

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