Re: Inspiron & Red Hat

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From: Cynthia Dale (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2000 - 22:33:36 PST

Good thing to hear from the tranches. (: Thanks!!

On Wed, 16 Feb 2000, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:

> Okay, so I've been through 3 versions of Linux this week. I finally
> got rid of every single Windows remnant on my whole 8 Gig hard drive on
> my Dell Inspiron 7000.
> I feel so roomy. I feel bad about that bloatware crack now. Suse Linux
> according
> to Art is okay for a server OS, but has some cruft. Slackware is okay
> for a client
> desktop, but requires some know how and configuration. RedHat (which
> Art installed
> for me) plus the enlightment/gnome stuff is sooo cute. It's like a real
> computer sitting
> in front on you and you wouldn't even know it was an intel machine.
> It's even cuter
> on a 15" laptop screen plus DSL plus DHCP at work. Solaris and CDE was
> never as usable.
> I ran straight out and put Java, Apache, StarOffice, and a bunch of
> other crap on it.
> I am never going back and further, that RedHat hype? Their stock is
> worth
> every penny.
> Greg

Cynthia J. Dale
Technical Engineer/FAQ maintainer
Red Hat, Inc.


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