Every now and then I try out Debian because of its reputation of being rock solid and stable. There are many things I like about Debian, especially its release cycle. But I still end up coming back to Ubuntu.
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My most recent expedition was on my Eee PC 701. I tried the specialized version of Debian thats supposed to be fully Eee-compatible (it comes with wireless drivers and hotkeys working, etc.). The only problem is Ive never had good luck with madwifi drivers, even though thats supposedly the correct way to go.