[CentOS] offtopic repo's further discussion

lostson lostson at lostsonsvault.org
Tue Jan 12 23:26:34 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-01-12 at 14:38 -0800, nate wrote:
> lostson wrote:
> 
> >  All in all I'm not saying I want Cent to become one of the "other"
> > distros here I'm just saying is there room for improvement ? To make
> > things easier for the average user at home.
> 
> >From the centos web site
> "CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution[..]"
> 
> I don't think I've ever seen anything claim to be enterprise class
> and be easy to use for someone at home.
> 
> Sounds like CentOS may not be the right distro for you, for me I
> use what works best for me, my work servers run CentOS, my VM
> systems run VMware, my home systems run Debian or Ubuntu(depending
> on hardware).
> 
> Myself I've mentioned many times that CentOS/RHEL doesn't make a good
> desktop, it makes a fine workstation though(to me the distinction would
> be what kind of apps are run). That doesn't stop people from
> using it as a desktop, just like it didn't stop me from using Slackware
> as a desktop 12 years ago, but that's not what it is built for because
> that's not what Red hat builds for.

 Perhaps your right it might be time for a switch.
> 
> And I never directly use 3rd party repos. The closest I get is
> building SRPMs from some of them. I suppose I'm just crazy like
> that though. I have about 600 RPMs built for my work environment.
> 
> nate
> 
> 
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