Re(1): SimplyMEPIS: The best desktop Linux you haven't tried
Posted by: Anonymous
on November 23, 2008 12:22 AM
I have toi agree with Brian. I haev been looking at Mepis for a couple of months now, waiting for it to get to a non-beta release Mepis 7 is almost a year old. I simply do not bother with beta releases. I too use sidux as my main OS. It is installed in a multi-boot configuration with Linux Mint 4. If you want bleeding edge, sidux is the way to go, though maybe not the best distro for someone who does not want to have to (or doesn't have time to) tweak a few things. The smxi scrpit is great! Why Linix Mint? Well, I like to have something that I can recommend that "just works" as much as possible that I can recommend for less computer literate folks. If not for one bug (done intentionally by the Ubuntu folks) I could recommend Linux Mint. In Linux Mint 5, I had to add entries in the fstab file for all of my partitions except the one mint is installed on. This is not hard to do, but is not exactly something for an inexperienced Linux user to try. I will try Empis 8 when it is released...it sounds like it might fit the bill. But no, I will not be giving up sidux as my main OS.