Ollie wrote:I distro hopped for a while, but it is time consuming, hopefully I will stick with Sabayon for a while, I sure know I am not going to try Solaris again, not on this machine anyhow. Then again, it has only been a couple years of hopping, maybe the time to settle just hasn't happened, I mean humans like to waffle on a lot of things for a while until they find what they truly want.
darkscot wrote:I stopped 'hopping' when I discovered Sabayon (3.2 in my case). Previously I would hop about every three months, for all the reasons stated in the OP. I still like to check out other distros but now only on a Live CD.
For me Sabayon meets my requirements perfectly (almost). Things work out of the box, it comes with tons of software you didn't know you needed, it is configurable as you want it, it looks great. Even the fact that you have to do a complete reinstall when you update is a benefit as it satisfies my need to do reinstall every three months.
darkscot wrote:I have to confess that problems with installing 3.4f caused me to 'hop' at the beginning of the week. I couldn't get it to install so decided to try out the new Mandriva 2008. It looks great as a live distro but i could not get it to install on my PC. Kept getting kernel panic at first boot. So here I am back with Sabayon, but the 3.4 mini this time.
lucknuts wrote:3.4 mini has pleased me, i have it running alll damn day. I use it for everything, the only thing i can't seem to do is burn my damn *.avi files to dvd. I found many forums and posts telling me how but they all take like 1hr just to setup to do and 30 command lines, my only downfall. otherwise i am set for now. =] woot
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