[CentOS] CentOS as Development Laptop?

Sat Nov 16 17:29:52 UTC 2013
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

On 16.11.2013 17:23, Michael B Allen wrote:
> Hi,
> Is CentOS good for a desktop machine?
> I have been using Fedora but the whole GNOME 3 debacle has me
> scrambling for something else. I have a few "minimal" CentOS servers
> but does anyone here use CentOS on their laptop?
> Does wireless and suspend work ok?
> Are there packages for the usual desktop stuff like libreoffice,
> sylpheed and so on?
> Machine is Toshiba Portege R935. It's about a year old so it's 
> properly "aged".
> Mike

Hi Mike,

Many use CentOS on their laptops and it works fine, including wireless 
and suspend (some chipsets are better supported than others I imagine). 
The "vintage" aspect is more of a feature, than a bug. :-)
If interested, I maintain a desktop oriented remix here: 

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