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Texstar hit it out of the park with PCLinuxOS. Latest release is beta 8 and is more stable and has more good packages than most commercial distros. Pre-install of mplayer is not buggy like mepis and the pre-compiled nvidia driver works without touching the machine. The killer is that apt-get is incorporated (less dpkg of course). 3 city office network up and running in an hour or so. As a devout debian guy, I struggled with this choice, but Texstar has given us the best of both worlds.