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Old 06-30-2009, 05:49 PM   #1
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Opinion Question Debian or Ubuntu


Hi everybody,
I would like to ask you Debian or Ubuntu? Why?

The question rise because seen I have started with Debian there is a lot good stuff than works in Debian too. Are they the same? Thank you for your opinion. (please justify)
 
Old 06-30-2009, 06:29 PM   #2
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(please justify)
No!!!---no one here can be expected to justify their opinions. Perhaps you meant to say something else.....

No Debian and Ubuntu are not the same thing-- a few minutes at Distrowatch and the two websites will show you a lot of differences.

If I understand you correctly, you are familiar with Debian----if you want to compare Ubuntu, why not try it??
 
Old 06-30-2009, 06:36 PM   #3
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Well, I like Ubuntu better, specifically SE-8.04
why?
The bathory wallpaper!

seriously, I never have to mess with sudoers file and run as root 24/7
 
Old 06-30-2009, 06:57 PM   #4
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Dont get me wrong...... When I've asked to Justify is please give reason why would one be better than the other one. I have spent lot of time in Debian now I will try Ubuntu later when I get more programming done that is my goal.

I've just asked because a lot of problem that I am having in Debian (mainly installation) the solution are in Ubuntu forum page. lol, Maybe I've picked up the wrong OS lol.

When I get more time I will installed Ubuntu and try it myself, no any time soon though!

I am trying to get on with programming on Debian/linux at the moment!

thanks for your comments so far!



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No!!!---no one here can be expected to justify their opinions. Perhaps you meant to say something else.....

No Debian and Ubuntu are not the same thing-- a few minutes at Distrowatch and the two websites will show you a lot of differences.

If I understand you correctly, you are familiar with Debian----if you want to compare Ubuntu, why not try it??
 
Old 06-30-2009, 07:04 PM   #5
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I have a lot! nothing run smoothly to be honest! I see some guy saying that eclipse works straight away in Ubuntu. I just have installed the eclipse and it doesn't want to compile, please look at my post if you want to know more details

Things like this really!



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Well, I like Ubuntu better, specifically SE-8.04
why?
The bathory wallpaper!

seriously, I never have to mess with sudoers file and run as root 24/7
 
Old 07-01-2009, 02:46 AM   #6
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seriously, I never have to mess with sudoers file and run as root 24/7
why ?
 
Old 07-01-2009, 03:19 AM   #7
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seriously, I never have to mess with sudoers file and run as root 24/7
I've been running Debian for years and years. I don't know where you get the idea that you have to run as root 24/7.

3 or 4 years ago I edited the sudoers file. I haven't touched it since.

Oh, and you can install Bathory wallpaper on any distro (if such is your taste )
jdk

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