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i guess all i can say is fedora cause that's the only one i've had much experience with. but honestly, i'm not all that happy with the fc3 upgrade (from fc1). of course, at least some of the PEBKAC, but still... i thought the upgrade was gonna be easy cause the inital install was seamless with fc1. instead, i lost all (both, i guess) of my cool not-all-that-complicated-but-a-pain-in-the-ass-to-fix things: keybindings in fluxbox, and optical sound support.
grr, but if i ain't complaining cause it's FREE and FUN!
wahoo, go fedora! keep the good stuff coming!
Location: Triest (in the north-east of Italy, near Venice)
Well, I am using now PRO MEPIS so I voted MEPIS, but i use also Xandros OS 3.0 Deluxe and it's really great but its software choisies aren't so good and it brandize Kopete...
In conclusion I think that MEPIS is the best.
I tried MandrakeLinux 10.1 Community & Official, Fedora Core 3, Xandros Desktop OS 3.0 Deluxe and much more, but no one is better than MEPIS.
Originally posted by linux_man_2004 We also mustn't talk about the speed because Fedora 3 beats every other OS.
Dude, are you serious? I don't want to start a flame war, and I love Fedora, but have you ever tried Gentoo? Maybe, just mmaybe Fedora could be able to come somewhere near Gentoo as far as speed goes if (and only if) you compile EVERYTHING ON THE BOX from source with the proper CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS, and then turn off lots of boot services. Then it would compare (not beat, compare) to Gentoo.
I don't mean to start a flame war, this is verifiably true. Compiling with the proper optimizations is faster.
Originally posted by linux_man_2004 People, people, we don't have to argue. Of course Fedora is the best. It has always commed to us with the newest things available (and stable). Fedora 3 (the newest) uses kernel 2.6.9 (by default), whereas Slackware uses a very old 2.4.* kernel and ofcourse the software within is very, very old. We also mustn't talk about the speed because Fedora 3 beats every other OS.
Haha.. you made me laugh. 2.4.x old.. hehe.. tell that to probably the 80% of corporations that still use the 2.4.x kernel series..
Like several other members here have said, you'll soon understand.. I'm not knocking Fedora myself, I like it, but you should really watch what you say in regards to which OS is best, fastest, 2.4 kernels are old.. etc, etc...