Re: Choosing a Distro
Being a gentoo user i see the advantages of it (otherwise i wouldn't use it :-) ). I'm a big fan of USE-flags and an operating system build around compiling, makes compiling extra stuff very easy. Just write/convert an ebuild and off you go. For some apps it's nice to have cvs/svn intergrated into the package manager. Binary distro's also limit you to specific libraries, with gentoo there is more choice should you need a newer or older version. There are situations were a binary distro is usefull, on my notebook (which i use much less) for example. I use arch linux there. It's pretty nice for a binary distro.