I keep on finding my way back to Debian.
Fri Nov 11, 2022 3:41am

Ubuntu just has never gained traction in my life, I'm not really sure why. I wonder if Raspbian--the Raspberry Pi specific version of Debian--has anything to do with it?

FWIW, Raspberry Pi Desktop is pretty good for low spec machines. I have an old HP from the Vista days (a nice box at the time) that runs Raspberry Pi Desktop very nicely.

  • I switched from Debian to Ubuntu for the polish... - Erik_, Fri Nov 11 2022 1:44am
    even though I sort of liked Debian better way back when. If Ubuntu's polish is fading, perhaps I'll give plain old Debian a try again.
    • I keep on finding my way back to Debian.- Puckdropper, Fri Nov 11 2022 3:41am
      • Almost everything these days, if there's a Linux version, it will have a package for Redhat and Ubuntu. Which is nice because building from sources only seems to go two ways: Easy 1-2-3 or a long process of installing dependencies and trying to figure out what broke and where. I never tried Rasbian... more
        • Don't Debian and Ubuntu share the same package - Puckdropper, Sun Nov 27 2022 1:25am
          system? I'm always surprised when I get an easy 1-2-3 that's not a package. It's so weird. Usually I've found a guide and I'm following it telling me exactly what to type. If there was only a way to put the commands in a text file to be executed in a batch or following a script. (Or Linux, maybe,... more
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