[Posted and mailed]
These distributions are very outdated and you'd be better adviced to getQuote:> I have the option of
> purchasing some Linux distriution packages on CD-ROM.
> -Red Hat 2.0.3
> -Debian .93R6
> -Slackware 3.0
> Can anyone tell me which one is best?
hold of more recent CD-ROM's. Try to purchase the latest InfoMagic Developers
Resource from December which should be available soon at some good bookstore
near you. It contains the latest of the aforementioned distributions:
-Red Hat 4.0
-Slackware 3.1 (latest?)
Don't consider Slackware but either RedHat or Debian. Slackware is a badly
maintained distribution and the other two can be upgraded without reinstall
of your complete system like you have to with Slackware. I personally consider
Debian to be most advanced in regard of package maintainance and overall
design and flexibility. I'd recommend to start with Debian and stay with it.
But don't bother trying Debian-0.93R6 as this is since long obsolete!
Regards, P. *8^)
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