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From:Theodore Kloba <ted.kloba@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 26, 1999, 11:27
I buy my RedHat from Linux Systems Labs (, it's much cheaper (US
$0.00+Shipping [yes $0]), if you don't want all the paper documentation and the

I've only got 6.0 so far, and it's definitely come a long way in terms of hardware

Paul Bennett wrote:

> Charles writes: > >>>>>> > Ed Heil wrote: > > > > Boudewijn Rempt wrote: > > > > > > I'd advise you to stay clear of Suse - it tries to be clever, instead of > > > defering to the sysadmin. When the next Slackware comes out, I'll be > > > returning to it. > > > > I cut my teeth on Slackware myself. I'm kind of back out of the > > Linux thing after the old weird PC I bought (with no documentation) > > utterly failed to play nice with Linux, but if I got back into it, > > it'd be fun to go to Slackware again. So is the newer Slackware good > > and usable? > > I'm sure it is, but RedHat installs in 7 minutes (I walk away > while it grinds transferring stuff from cdrom to disk). > I just bought the very latest, version 6.1 (?) and am about > to upgrade from 5.2 ... KDE, Netscape, Star Office included, $19.95. > <<<<<< > > KDE is still in 6.x? I (mis)read somewhere that it had gone completely Gnome. > I only have a shady understanding of these things anyway, so I guess that's why > I failed to comprehend. > > Well, if HatRed can do "all this, and more", I think I'll have to follow the > crowd and go get it. My local Waterstones is selling it for UKP 49.95, iirc, so > I'll have to go straight to the website. Unf, Internet Exploiter sh*ts itself > quite nastily every time I try to go there. Conspiracy theories, anyone? > > ************************************************************* > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential > and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity > to whom they are addressed. > If you have received this email in error please notify the > sender. This footnote also confirms that this email message > has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. > *************************************************************
-- Theodore M. Kloba