[CentOS] Centos 6.3 - which repos to use?

Sat Jan 26 21:19:27 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 3:07 PM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> >From what i have seen of fedora and centos in the rpm world the repos
> are very much better in the debian world. To me the stability comes
> from the distro and it's repos. Not being able to install Abiword or
> yumex, having to spend time selecting options for repos to me simply
> isn't worth it.

On the other hand, RHEL/CentOS are very mainstream.  If you think you
need a package that someone hasn't already made easily available, you
might want to question why your needs are unique - and whether the
package is worth the chance of breaking your system.

> I've just installed a Slackware distro today and it's the best i've
> ever tried in 6 years of using linux. It's speed, ease of installation
> put's it in a league of its own.

"Installation" should be something you do once a decade.  I predict
you'll get tired of doing it repeatedly.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com