Debian (not Ubuntu ..)

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 07:29 -0400, Ian Lord wrote:
> Hi,
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> I am not trying to start a war linux vs freebsd or a long thread on which
> distribution is best. Just trying to get a quick answer here.
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> I am an inconditional to freebsd and I love it. Unfortunately I have an
> application that doesn't support freebsd and only run on linux. I tried to
> run it for a week under freebsd and it doesn't work.
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> I have to install a linux machine and don't know which distribution to take.
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> I tried debian ubuntu and fedora and didn't like them.
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> I want:
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> - A basic install (not 900 packages installed by default
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> - No gui, I like my flashing cursor
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> - an equivalent of ports. I want to easily compile my ports I don't like
> prebuilt package. Want to retrieve them by cvs.
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> - an equivalent to portupgrade.
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> I gotta admit mabe the three I tried was able to do that, but I'm so
> negative about linux thay maybe I didn't see the good point of it.
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> Could you tell me which distribution you are using when you have no choice
> and need to go to linux ?
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> Thanks
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