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Re: [tlug] What is the best one?
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- Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 09:43:40 +0900
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Josh Glover" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 1:46 AM Subject: Re: [tlug] What is the best one? > On Wed, 2002-03-27 at 09:20, Scott McLennan wrote: > > > > So there is Mandrake, Debian and Redhat. > > What is the best one? > So here is my answer: whichever works best for you. I've only installed two distros: Redhat J and Vine. Even though it's called Redhat J I found using Japanese on it a lot more difficult than on Vine. Vine is basically a Japanese localisation of Redhat so they've pretty much sorted out most of the canna/wnn/kinput2 problems for most applications. (I'm talking about 'out of the box' installations here). The only 'problem' with Vine is that they concentrate so much on stability that they are sometimes a little slow bringing new stuff to the stable distribution. There is a new release next month which will introduce the 2.4 kernel, X 4 and (at last!!) GNOME 1.4. So, this is what 'works best for me'. I'd really like to experiment more but I need a stable Japanese environment for work and ... yeah, I know, there are a million excuses...
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