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Re: [linrad] Mandrake distributions
- Subject: Re: [linrad] Mandrake distributions
- From: "J. T. D'souza" <jtdsouza@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 10:21:49 +0530
On Wednesday 29 October 2003 22:43, Rein A. Smit wrote:
> Hello All,
> Earlier, there was a remark made about Mandrake not being the
> "right" or perhaps
> "PC" ( Political Correct ) distribution.
> Could I get some more feedback on that? Is it possibly too easy to
> work with for
> real Linux users?
Mandrake includes several closed source packages (Nvidia drivers for
example) which compromises the principles of libre software.
IMHO Debian is the easiest to work with. And for the average nontechie
it's Knoppix (which is also based on Debian).