[CentOS] Centos as a desktop, advisable?
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Wed Jul 25 13:52:31 UTC 2007
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Scott Moseman
> Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 9:24 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos as a desktop, advisable?
> I'm running CentOS on my server and I don't feel it makes a great
> desktop since several of the major applications (OpenOffice, Firefox,
> etc) lag behind since it follows RHEL. I prefer to use something more
> dynamic and current on the desktop.
I too feel that while CentOS is fantastic on my servers, it lags behind
a little too much for my desktop needs.
Here I use Fedora Core 6 on my desktops which has fully matured, and I
suspect when it reaches end-of-life then Fedora Core 7 will have fully
I use rapid software deployment, PXE/RIS, to deploy my OS and perform a
staggered install of a portion of my desktops Windows/Linux every year.
Since moving to Windows terminal servers for 2/3 of my Windows users
though I have not had to do that much on the Windows side.
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