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bax 05-26-2002 12:14 PM

Conectiva 8?
Anyone here know anything about Conectiva 8? Or even any experience w/ Conectiva at all? I would appreciate any impressions you might have. I am sick and tired of rpm dependencies and I have no idea if I'm ready to try Debian since I don't want to risk losing my Windows partition at this time. Anyone in SoCal want to buy my copy of SUSE8.0 Personal?

vfs 05-27-2002 06:36 AM

Beware of Conectiva... It's a RH based Brazilian distro. It's good for novice (not so as Mand). It's not bad, though, but if you're tired of RPM dependencies, get Debian or Slackware.



sapilas 05-29-2002 01:34 PM

I vote Suse8 Prof. . . . . . its so easy to install and unistall ....

RPM is not the problem. you can always download the tar balls and do the installation by your own.....

crashmeister 05-29-2002 03:12 PM

With connectiva you have the same frontend for managing rpm's like in debian - synaptic.
The keyword here are frontend and rpm - you still have the same troubles with dependencies like anywhere else.
If you are in Brasil go for it - screw anything else; you can always download whatever you need.
If you are really sick and tired of rpm's go debian or compile yourself.
But you will have some fun either way.

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