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Old 11-05-2014, 11:11 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux Distros & the ‘Except When We Don’t’ Syndrome


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It turns out that we like cookie cutter distros, except when we don’t. We like a newly adopted distro to work exactly the way the one we were using before worked, except when we don’t. We want to be able to move back and forth between Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian with ease, without having to learn slightly new ways of doing things on each distro, except when we don’t.

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Old 11-06-2014, 02:03 PM   #2
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What's a "cookie cutter distro?"
 
Old 11-06-2014, 02:37 PM   #3
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Well, the usage of 'cookie cutter' generally refers to a bunch of things that are the same, or nearly so.

Not at all sure what a 'cookie cutter' distro of Linux would look like though. Perhaps just a poor choice of words.
 
  


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