Re: [linux-audio-user] what distro do you use?

From: Arnold Krille <arnold.krille@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Mon Jul 18 2005 - 02:04:27 EEST

Hi, want to chime in to the gentoo-fan-singing:

On 7/17/05, paniq@email-addr-hidden <paniq@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> a.) what (linux) distribution do you use?

The one and only Gentoo!!!

> b.) does the distribution that you use supply a lot of audio-related packages
> by default?

Yeah, and if it doesn't I write my own ebuilds or just install the
cvs-versions in my homedir (which isn't needed for a lot of apps thats
for sure!).

> c.) do you consider the distribution that you use to be notably adequate for
> audio production? why?

As you do everything yourself it is you and only you who decides which
services do run and which settings are made. So you get a very slink
and lean and fast and optimised system.
And as you have to wait for every package to compile, you don't
install many packages just for fun. At least not on your

Altough gentoo is great for everyone willing to learn about linux or
already deeply involved, gentoo isn't a distribution for the


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Received on Mon Jul 18 04:15:09 2005

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