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Re: [Announce] BAngalore Debian & GNU Enthusiasts (BADGE)

exactly, if i have to show the installation of debian during the routine
linux advocacy to my juniors, i'm sure they'll be more than willing to pay
and use windows rather than the free "L-I-E-E-N-U-X"

r /\ |-| |_| |_
First, they ignore you.
Then they laugh at you.
Then they fight you.
Then you win -- MG

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----- Original Message -----
From: "maricha" <maricha_t@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <linux-india-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 7:42 AM
Subject: Re: [LIG] [Announce] BAngalore Debian & GNU Enthusiasts (BADGE)

> > don't bother instead use RHL, i had a very bad exp. almost risked my
> > partition. I bought network computing got debain, its setup is shit.
> > after spending whole 2 afternoons & evening could not.
>  The other day i purchased the Network computing special with 2 CD's of
> Debian distro...with a lot of enthu...
> This is the first time i purchased and looked at Debian.. I then proceeded
> to install it on my office machine.. To my utter surprise, i found it to
> least user-friendly and time consuming .. To understand the way the setup
> going to go on, i took a little time ( having installed so confidently ,
> SuSe 7, RHL 7.0/6.x/5.x/...., Mandrake 7.0/ and Slackware.. many a times
> easily without even bothering to take the backup of the MBR either)..
> And then i had to reboot a couple of times to get the installation exactly
> the way i want.. Somehow i feel that Debian Installation setup needs a
> facelift compared to how the others are doing... It is ok for guys like me
> because i know all the basics about partition tables, Multiboot OS's
> but i wonder how a newbie is going to cope up on the first time.. I
> feel that Debian is to be more Newbie friendly.. How ever i do not know
> after that as to how easily configurable it is in other aspects.. But i
> my doubts..!!!
> what are others experiences regarding Debian..
> suri
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