On Wednesday 16 April 2014 06:25:19 Felmon Davis wrote: > On Tue, 15 Apr 2014, Lisi Reisz wrote: > > On Tuesday 15 April 2014 12:56:04 Alexandre wrote: > >> Wonder why Debian is so appreciated still in 2014. On PCLinuxOS, > >> 98% of the time all of your hardware is auto-configured. > > > > Horses for courses, Alexandre. I administered PCLOS for a couple > > of years for my husband and granddaughter. There were good > > points, but I didn't particularly like it long term. Of course, > > I haven't actually run it for a while, so I may be out of date, > > but the same, I suspect, applies to your experience of Debian. > > > > As I get older, the attraction of a quiet life grows greater. I > > now administer four boxen: 3 desktops and one laptop. All four > > run Debian 7 and TDE 220.127.116.11. All 4 users/owners are happy. > > you got into trouble disparaging pclinux, ??? Lisi > will be interested to see > how that debate plays out but I'm wholly with you about the 'quiet > life', an operating system should be like a graceful host, after > the introductions they get out of the way so the show can go on. > Debian does that for me. > > F.