Regarding the opinion about Redhat, I don't understand the big hype
about Redhat? it is a shite distribution with * all features and
grossly overpriced compared to SuSE 7 Pro, the configuration tool with
SuSE (yast2) would hit Redhat's third rate config utils for a 6 (cricket
talk) and Corels config util is like Shane's Warnes bowling, *y hard
>> OK OK.. you guys (and Claire)are starting to disappoint me. Since i am a
>> Mandrake 7.2 user also i want to bite you two guys a bit (And i have been a
>> mandrake fans since the 6 series).
> I don't like biters, but......
>> Why the heck does Mandrake not allways release the CD-rom so that you cant
>> switch CD's
> I don't seem to have this problem. Under SuSE I had a problem if I
> played an audio CD, the next operation on that device (/dev/hdc) would
> fail unless I opened and closed the door.
>> Why did they wait for KDE2 (i find KDE2 -especially Konqueror- wonderfull
>> and great) when its not completely ready - some icons are missing and
>> themes are not there (Where do i import my GTK themes to KDE2??) - should
>> have waited for 2.01 or release earlier.
> Seems to me that Mandrake tends to be cutting edge in just about
> everything. SuSE seems to have X down to a science and they seem to be
> first with display/ monitor drivers. At least Mandrake gets things
> pretty much working, RedHat is a disaster in my opinion with so many
> basic bugs in each install I have to wonder if they ever test it
> before release.
> To it's credit, if you register with Mandrake they offer to send the
> released version of kde on CD to you for free.
>> I could mention lots of annoying little things. What Mandrake need to do is
>> to be more conservative (thats why im going to try SUSE on another machine).
> I prefer conservative when it comes to the odd stuff like RAID or
> Reiser. When it comes to "show-off" stuff like a nice clean, fast
> desktop or support, no matter how limited, for hardware, I'll go with
> the cutting edge every time. If I were interested in running some back
> room server I would have different priorities for sure.
> As far as themes are concerned, it is my understanding that themes are
> different in kde 2.0 and that themes are not quite as easy to
> implement under 2.0. I might be wrong about this though.