Librenix
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

The case for not upgrading your Linux box

Up
vote
Down

A Linux user explains why he's staying with Fedora Core 2...
There are plenty of valid reasons not to upgrade to the latest release of your Linux distribution. You have to reapply all manner of preferences, hunt around in the new Applications menus to find where your programs have moved to and what they're called this time around, get used to new ways of doing the simplest tasks, and there's usually a new firewall subsystem to boot. But the one that has always gotten under my skin is the fact that upgrading my distro always breaks the add-on software I've installed myself.
 read more | mail this link | score:3612 | -Ray, December 19, 2004
More Sysadmin articles...

Buy Large Abstract Art Prints

Selected articles

Space Tyrant: A multiplayer network game for Linux

Linux vs. Windows: Why Linux will win

MiniLesson: An introduction to Linux in ten commands

Why Programmers are not Software Engineers

The Real Microsoft Monopoly

Graffiti Server Download Page

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin