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Debian Lenny & initng

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Yesterday I installed Debian Lenny on one of my workstations to give it a try. Ever since I tried Ubuntu I've been in love with it, but you all know how love can be blinding Wink So trying a new distribution every now and then is a good idea. Ubuntu is based on Debian, so I wanted to see where the latest version of Debian differed from the latest Ubuntu release.

Installation was a breeze. I didn't try out the new GUI installer, Linux installation has reached a point where it's easier to install than any other OS, but seeing the old Debian text based installer brought me back to the old days where an early Debian version powered my first computer. Aaah, the memories Smile

The stability is what you can expect from a modern Linux based OS.

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