[Scottish] RH8.0 vs MDK8.2 (Linux by any other name just isn' t Mandrake)

Huard, Elise - D C&W Consultant scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Mon Oct 21 12:50:01 2002

And by the way, it's possible to get it free ...
for instance, but i'm sure there are mirrors in the UK (got this address
from another mailing list).
once you're seduced by a distro you can buy the booklet and the support if
you want, but why bother if you're going to regret it ...

> ----------
> From: 	Rory Macdonald[SMTP:rory@employees.org]
> Reply To: 	scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk
> Sent: 	16 October 2002 17:02
> To: 	scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk
> Subject: 	Re: [Scottish] RH8.0 vs MDK8.2 (Linux by any other name just
> isn't Mandrake)
> On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 10:13, Ian Drake, IT, CIR, SE Dunbartonshire
> wrote:
> > Is anyone else starting to dislike RH?
> Not especially.
> As Paul mentioned, RH8.0 doesn't come with MPEG codecs, but you can
> easily add those packages yourself.
> I haven't had any graphics problems.
> No, you don't have to pay for evolution, or anything else in RH8.0.
> I am not aware of anything about RH particularly (other than perhaps
> size of user base) which might attract script kiddies. 
> Rory
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