[CentOS] Centos as a desktop, advisable?

Miark mlist at gardnerbusiness.com
Wed Jul 25 13:55:06 UTC 2007

On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 15:47:17 +0200, Ralph wrote:

> Scott Moseman wrote:
> > 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.
> Would you say the same if you had to herd several hundred
> desktops? I really do see CentOS (especially 5) as a viable
> alternative there. 

I agree. I don't like CentOS on the desktop, but if I had to
manage several hundred workstations, CentOS' 5-year update
cycle would make it a hands-down winner.


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