Other linux systems are not as easy as Ubuntu - my opinion

Raymond Lillard ryl at plasmaequip.com
Mon Sep 25 00:52:43 UTC 2006

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Wade Smart wrote:
> 09242006 1921 GMT-6
> A local business asked (tricked) me into helping me this weekend on
> their computer. They said they had linux but what they really has was
> Sun Solaris on ix86. Well---- I worked for hours trying to install
> Solaris 10 and couldnt get things to work. And the forums for Solaris
> are not very good.
> I made a phone call a minute ago saying, "I installed Ubuntu on 8
> computers in the time I got through the first set of menus and the thing
> crashed. Ill install Ubuntu for you?"
> My point is, while I know Solaris is for a different use, its to darn
> difficult to install and therefore, who knows if its good to use. I know
> Ubuntu installs fast and easy and its easy to use.
> I think that says it all.

All you've really established is that you know little about
Solaris.  Both Solaris and Ubuntu are fine operating systems
and I've not seen Solaris crash since Solaris 1 (although it
was called Solaris w/o the 1) back in the previous millennium.


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