[Qgis-user] QGIS windows v's linux from a newbie perspective

Darren Norris doon75 at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 3 09:31:06 EDT 2009

Just a quick follow up,
Yes I'm going for linux, but I am restricted to openSUSE but....
discovered Francesco Teodori maintains an openSUSE repository with GRASS 
and QGIS - this should save me at least a day, the beauty of open source!
http://teodori.org/repository/index.php .

Thank you all again for comments and suggestions.

MS wrote:
> I second the ease of use with (k)ubuntu.  Ease installs and nice 
> dependancy resolution.
> Mark
> On Apr 1, 2009, at 6:29 PM, Nikos Alexandris 
> <nikos.alexandris at felis.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
>> Darren:
>>> Just a short outline of what I will be doing:
>>> I can go 2 routes Vista or openSUSE. The work is for a single user (me)
>>> on a 32 bit laptop 2GB ram, 1.83 GHz processor.
>> Darren,
>> a friend of mine, ex-SUSE user, keeps saying that Ubuntu made his life
>> easier. I don't know much about OpenSUSE though. Anyhow, I recommend
>> Linux in general, Ubuntu specifically. Once your beyond some initial
>> trouble to get use new things, you probably will avoid using other OSes.
>> Kindest regards, Nikos
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