July 3, 2002
Debian considered harmful?
"Some consider it rite of passage to have a Debian-based system. This is not only because it's the true GNU Linux, but perhaps also because it has a reputation of being hard to install. Whether it deserves this reputation or not, there is a certain coolness and mystique associated with Debian as the completely open-source distribution. This attracts hackers, but is Debian the right system for a hacker? Or is Debian merely an unfortunate hurdle for a would-be Linux hacker?" More at Advogato.