Which Linux distribution?

Auke Jilderda auke.jilderda at philips.com
Mon Oct 7 08:33:41 CEST 2002


Sounds like the usual problems with upgrading in RH. Some year ago, I
switched from RH to Debian and am extremely happy with it. The
combination of their package management (both the quality of tools as
the packaging) with the organisation of their archives into
stable-testing-unstable puts them in a league of their own.


Auke

Jaroslav Gresula <jgresula at .no.spam.seznam.cz> wrote:
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> I've installed RH 7.3 recently and I'm pretty frustrated from their 
> approach to Python packages. It is almost impossible to switch to
> Python 2.x version since majority of their scripts is based on 1.5.x.
> I've already read some guides how to accomplish that but it is PITN.
> I'm about to switch to different distribution and that's my question.
> 
> What is your experience? What distribution would you recommend to me?
> My primary requirement on the distrubution is to have a nice Pyton
> environment with easy maintenance of multiple python versions.



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