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Re: [vox-tech] compiling kernel's in debian?
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Re: [vox-tech] compiling kernel's in debian?

Yep sure is Mark. I am getting into the middle of this conversation, but in 
truth Mandrake, SuSE, Red Hat, Caldera, and Corel all have a very nice 
grafical set-up, but most of them still give you the choice of a text 
install.  I am a capable of doing either, but wasn't when I started. The nice 
eye-candy as you call it is needed for new users or people that just want to 
be up and running quickly. The is what this is about choices. I have chosen 
to use several distros until I found one I am happy with. Not 100%, but close 
enough to stop playing distro f the week with my linux box.

I have been really busy lately, but I took today off at work. I have fully 
configured SuSE 7.1 on my box set up both drives and updated KDE to 2.1 and I 
have to say I am having a blast today.  I even removed the swap trays for the 
hard drives.

Is LUGOD interested in hard drive swap trays? Might be good to have two 
working system-setups one for the demos with lots of eye-candy and glitz. One 
for classes that can be configured and messed up without effecting the demo. 
If LUGOD is I will donate my set to you, if not then I will offer it to the 


On Friday 09 March 2001 11:58, you wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > and FORGET the boot up sequence for mandrake 7.2 and corel.  nice
> > eye-candy, but i saw mike simons struggle with the corel bootup for
> > almost 3 hours.
> Err... <sarcastically>and what's wrong with Mandrake?</sarcastically>
> BTW, isn't Corel based on Debian?
> -Mark
> ---
> Mark K. Kim
> http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
> PGP key available upon request.

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