[Centos] Centos as a desktop

Thu Dec 16 15:50:03 UTC 2004
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Jesús García González wrote:

>   What are the disadvantages (if any) of using CentOS as a desktop (as it is
> seen more like a server oriented distro being a clone of RHEL)

You won't have the latest desktop developments (udev, 2.6, Gnome 2.8, 
xorg, HW support) and desktop applications that some expect for a desktop.

When CentOS 4 will be released, most of this will be solved and there is
less need to have the latest developments as the desktop really has 
matured the last year.

I hope CentOS 4 will finally allow me to recommend Linux to family 
members without the overhead of upgrading every 4 to 6 months.

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