[Ubuntu-SG] Hello Everyone

Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint billy at ubuntu.sg
Thu Feb 8 02:10:56 UTC 2007


On Thursday 08 February 2007 08:32, jelly fish wrote:
> Sure once I had some spare time i try out opensolaris, but would it had any
> hardware compatibility issue?

Yup , Solaris does have pretty small range of hardwares .. just like mac .. 
but also just like mac , on its own hardware , its great. I remember playing 
with it a year or so ago at work ... almost all the admin programs are in 
java .. haaaaa 

regards
billy

>
> "Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint" <billy at ubuntu.sg> wrote: On Tuesday 06 
February 2007 23:08, jelly fish wrote:
> > I have tired Red Hat 9, Fedora Core, Turbo Linux, Xandros, BackTrack &
> > FreeBSD Out of this, Red Hat & Fedora I had used it for LAMP.
>
> Wow ... thats a lot of systems ... opensolaris ? :P
>
> > Linux has improved alot this few yrs, dependencies hell isn't so scary
> > anymore.
>
> It hasn't been since I moved to Ubuntu ... three cheers for apt-get!!
>
> > Initially I was deciding whether to use Gentoo, Ubuntu or openSUSE, but I
> > heard/read alot of things about Ubuntu so i decided to put it in.
>
> OpenSUSE does have something Ubuntu doesn't ... yast + apparmor. If you
> havn't seen them , pls check them out.
>
> > For now I personally feel that Ubuntu users seem to be more friendly? and
> > there like more resources available?
>
> There are a few reasons really ... Ubuntu has best of both worlds ...
> bleeding edge distro like fedora with stability of a debian-based distro
> and of course the fact that Canonical ship free CDs worldwide helps alot :P
> I personally do know a gentoo developer , whose name is in official gentoo
> developers page on gentoo.org ,  who moved to Ubuntu. whee!!!
>
> regards
> billy
>
> > "Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint"  wrote: On Tuesday 06
> > February 2007 12:19, Kerwin Khu wrote:
> >
> > Oh haaaa ... me not that expert really ... just that I used Linux for
> > about 9 years now so I just made more mistakes than for someone who just
> > started. So jellyfish , can tell us which distros have you used before
> > trying out Ubuntu ?? And what differences do you see ? Btw , tried
> > FreeBSD yet ?
> >
> > regards
> > billy
> >
> > PS : Welcome to our normally very quiet mailing list dude :P
> >
> > > On 2/6/07, jelly fish  wrote:
> > > > Hi, everyone from SG.
> > > > I finally installed Ubuntu on my laptop now.
> > > > As for my linux experience, had used a few distro before but in terms
> > > > of technical knowledge it's still not good enough.
> > > >
> > > > So starting with Ubuntu I hope to learn as much as I can
> > >
> > > That's great!
> > >
> > > Billy is the resident expert on the list, but I'm sure everyone here
> > > will be willing to help out with suggestions and advice.
> > >
> > > When I switched from M$ to using Ubuntu/Kubuntu full-time at home, I
> > > found the Ubuntu Guide and Ubuntu Forums in particular to be great
> > > resources
> > >
> > > http://www.ubuntuguide.org/
> > > http://www.ubuntuforums.org/
> > >
> > > Hope you'll find no need to boot into M$ in the near future ;)
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Kerwin

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