On 2008-11-28, Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 19:26:29 -0500, Sandeep Kumar wrote:
>> I don't disagree with you on your statements, but I wouldn't go as far
>> as to say an expert.
>> That would be Gentoo or Linux from scratch.
> I don't know about LFS, but this is a Gentoo quad core workstation:-
> tp@gronk1 ~ $ uname -a
> Linux gronk1 2.6.23-gentoo-r8 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jun 7 01:24:52 EST 2008
> i686 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
You are running an old kernel on that workhorse.
>> The biggest problem a noob will have with Slack is figuring out what the
>> packages do and which ones are the ones worth installing etc.
> Compared to Gentoo Portage, all the Slackware package managers suck.
Don't know much about slackware. Gentoo Portage is brilliant.
> I find that most Linux Distros are usually easy to install and hard to
> admin, or the reverse, with the exception of Debian, which is pretty easy
> to install and admin.
Gentoo is a breeze to admin and I find it easy to install (if rather
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