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Old 08-08-2004, 12:17 PM   #1
raxxal
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mepis distro?


Does any body know anything about this distro? I was searching for the configuration of a dual monirot system in Linuz, and this link poped up on the search:

http://www.mrbass.org/linux/mepis/basicconfig/

http://www.mepis.org/

Raxxal

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Old 08-08-2004, 01:20 PM   #2
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It's a nice KDE distro. I've heard good things from a few satisfied users. But its not mainstream, thus packages for more software will be harder to obtain/install, plus the support community will be smaller than that for, say, Mandrake or Fedora.
 
Old 08-08-2004, 04:12 PM   #3
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MEPIS is debian-based

As MEPIS is debian-based, getting packages will not be a problem. In fact, it is configured to use debian repositories via apt-get, though you should start by using the graphical front-end Kpackage.
 
Old 08-08-2004, 05:43 PM   #4
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Re: MEPIS is debian-based

Quote:
Originally posted by ehawk
As MEPIS is debian-based, getting packages will not be a problem. In fact, it is configured to use debian repositories via apt-get, though you should start by using the graphical front-end Kpackage.
Very interesting, certaily, I will take a look at Debian, I heard so many good comment about it.

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Old 08-10-2004, 06:20 PM   #5
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debian installation

Debian has had a (past) reputation as being difficult to install. Many newbies get a debian-based system by using either MEPIS or knoppix.
I have heard that this problem has improved.
 
Old 08-10-2004, 06:54 PM   #6
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I'm using Mepis (SimplyMepis RC2) and there isn't any difficulties to obtain pakages. It's based on Debian unstable and we've got the latest package.

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