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Old 02-21-2003, 11:38 PM   #1
cclavey
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Newest Release?


Just a general question, should I always get the newest build? For example do I really need Red Hat 8? Or, if I get a book that has Red Hat version 7 is that worse?
 
Old 02-21-2003, 11:43 PM   #2
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2 schools of thought here:
1. Bleeding edge means latest drivers, newest features, and sometimes better performance.

2. Older generation means less buggy, proven quality, better documented and stable.

If you can find what you need in an older version, I suggest checkin that out, however if you run into problems, you may be able to fix them with a simple update. Try em both if you can. Find the one you prefer.



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Old 02-21-2003, 11:46 PM   #3
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Talking

Thanks. You know, I am fairly used to seeing/getting flamed, but you guys are the best. I feel really at home. Just wanted to say thanks!
 
Old 02-21-2003, 11:48 PM   #4
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You're welcome, and for the most part you shouldn't get flamed on the board. However, you may see a few posts stating to use the search feature, which works great.

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Old 02-22-2003, 01:42 AM   #5
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Yeah, I haven't got flamed yet on this board, I hope i never do leads me to suicide j/k j/k lol. Well anywho just ask so many questions you can. That's how you learn and it would be stupid never to ask a question that you are pondering and CAN ask :]
 
Old 02-22-2003, 02:53 AM   #6
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*tempted to use the forbidden-R*** acronym*

j/k
ask away!
; )
 
Old 02-22-2003, 10:58 AM   #7
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whats the forbidden R*** acronym?
 
Old 02-22-2003, 11:55 AM   #8
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Read The Fine Manual

F can be replaced with any adjective of your choice

However, since this question was a "should I" question, RTFM doesn't come into play. You can't read a man page and get a human response out of it

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