Debian VSIDO

Say good-bye to Ubuntu.  It wasn’t that I didn’t like it, just that it had so many packages installed by default and it was easy to get lost looking for a particular app.  I had been using the 12.04 LTS 64bit version (code-name Precise Pangolin) and really, that is about the only complaint I had.  Don’t get me wrong, Mark Shuttleworth, and Canonical, have done a great job creating an OS that “anyone” could install, and run with ease.

In the ease of use category, in my opinion it far outdoes Windows or the Mac.  In the end, I just wanted more control over the OS and what went into it.  After talking at length with a few Linux guru’s over at the #!CrunchBang Linux site, I decided to make the leap to “Sid”!  More on that later…

Debian VSIDO, allows you to start off with just a minimal Linux install based on Debian.  From there, the sky’s the limit!  You can pick and choose the packages that you want installed.  Nothing is forced on you.  This version is what is considered a “rolling development version” that will read more