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View Poll Results: What is the distro/OS you used (just) before Debian?
RedHat 33 34.74%
Slackware 19 20.00%
Gentoo 3 3.16%
Lindows 0 0%
Knoppix 2 2.11%
Suse 6 6.32%
Mandrake 18 18.95%
BSD (no matter the version) 1 1.05%
OK, is not linux, but for the fun Windoze 1 1.05%
"None,this is my first linux"/"I had .... before" (say below) 12 12.63%
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Old 09-14-2003, 08:47 PM   #46
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Originally posted by Smerk
isn't gentoo based on debian?
Not that I know of, everythings compiled from source. Gentoo doesn't even have apt. It has a few Debian utilities (debianutils) but I think even those are compiled from source too.
Old 09-16-2003, 11:48 AM   #47
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I've try them all and had poor installation success with many and didnt like others.


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