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Re: [trinity-users] Re: Re: What version of Ubuntu?

From: Thierry de Coulon <tdecoulon@...>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:49:16 +0200
On Thursday 27 April 2017 20.25:33 deloptes wrote:
> Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> > The kernel alone is  not always enough. Some developments go fast and
> > always rely on a complex group of up-to-date libraries.
> >
> > For these software Debian(s) often is years back in time, and even a
> > brand new stable is usually not compatible.
>
> I agree with you, so do you think Ubuntu delivers stable software ... from
> what I've seen it is not worth trying it. The only use I see in ubuntu is
> on usb stick to quickly repair something.

I have very little experience with Ubuntu, I never liked this distribution. I 
was just stating facts.

> You could easily take debian testing or unstable if you want to catch up.
> Everything has pros and cons.
>
> regards

As I have several computers (different generations...) and big disks, I 
usually run several species of Linux in multiboot (my standard install 
uses "only" 150 GB, so a 2 TB disk is more than enough).

Debian (or Debianbased) is my first choice for my main machine (with a newer 
kernel if necessary, such as support for a sound card (yes, Jessie does not 
support my 2012 card out of the box...).

openSUSE is generaly my second choice (because I can install TDE) but newer 
versions are no more up to what SuSE was :(

As you say, everything has pros and cons...  but with Linux you always have 
another possibility!

Regards,

Thierry