On Sunday, October 30, 2011 04:31 AM, Les Mikesell wrote: > On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 3:03 PM, Craig White<craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote: >>> >>> >>> /me is puzzled. You spelt it correctly. Maybe not so keen on learning >>> the intricacies of Debian and the 'Debian way'. >> ---- >> Linux is still Linux and while there is some learning curve, it does >> tend to broaden one's knowledge base. > > I gave up on learning everything there is to know a long time ago and > try to be more selective now. Learning a different way to accomplish > the same thing just isn't that appealing. Especially when there are > whole large books of obscure details involved, and all of that stuff > that only anaconda and whatever equivalent debian/ubuntu use really > understands but you have to deal with afterwards... > Yeah, never got my head around preseed and its DEFICIENCIES. Like no lvm over mdraid support. Although that might have been solved now in debian-installer. Oh, and they only recently got multi-arch support i think or are they still working on it? Speaking of Ubuntu, yeah, Ubuntu has nice big repositories but not all the packages are Canonical supported and so you can get stuff that are raw deals. Yup, real good reasons to move to Ubuntu "LTS"