WARTY review

John dingo at coco2.arach.net.au
Fri Nov 5 07:17:52 GMT 2004


Tommy Trussell wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 21:32:35 -0800, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at canonical.com> wrote:
> 
>>On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 10:43:51PM -0600, Tommy Trussell wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I'll probably continue to run Debian or Mac OS X on the servers and
>>>other systems around me
>>
>>What is missing that would win you over? :-)
> 
> 
> There's no big thing really MISSING from Ubuntu -- I just consider it
> to be useful for a different kind of setting than I have right now.
> 
> I use Debian when I need to install a stripped-down or otherwise
> highly customized system on an Intel box, especially when I'm
> installing on an ancient throwaway PC that I want to use for a file
> server or whatever. (Last I tried I couldn't install Ubuntu on my
> Pentium 200MMX system with a 2-gig boot drive, but the Ubuntu live CD
> booted just fine.)
> 
> I use Mac OS 9 or Debian on the "oldworld" Macs I have sitting around
> (most of the stuff sitting here at this moment, but most are on the
> way out). I still have a lot of software I'm using on OS 9 that I'm
> gradually migrating to open-source equivalents, and mol has been very
> helpful in that transition.


which reminds me I was going to ask...

Will a Unbuntu CD boot on my 72xx powermac? I'm in need of a recovery 
CD. Or something.








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