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2 versions of LFS(linux from scratch)
and 2 versions of Slackware........I have all 4 spread across
3 hard disks........
this is just one of the 3 linux boxes I use.............
the 2nd box has LFS only because I use this one for testing Linux programs
for Buffer Overflow conditions..................
the 3rd is my LInux Jukebox............10 gigs of .Ogg files, and they all sound
great with digital output from SB Live 5.1 using 5 small speakers and 2 subwoofers.............ya can't beat surround sound............so Crank it UP!
I currently have one Debian, but am going to install Slackware (heard it's good) this weekend, and once I get good enough LFS!!! For me multiple distros are for testing compatibilities with each one and seeing which one feels more "comfortable", plus once you're good enough you can optimize each distro for special uses like 320mb and his jukebox. (10gb of ogg wow, i only have 5 )
Distribution: Slackware 10 and happy,Suse,Red Hat, Vector
I run 3 distros on my test box but on my main rig that I use every day I run Slack....I hate to say tho that on my LAN rig I run XP but dont use it for anything important just to do my lan gamming if its important It gets done on my Slack Box
I'm running just 1 distro, this is Fedora Core 2. I like it and don't want to change it.
Don't know why to use 3 or 4 distros, one for listening music, one for chatting, one for watching movies and one for writing some papers. You can do everything with only one. Ok, if you can't decide witch is the best for you and just testing them to decide yourself for one..that's ok, but to use multiple distros for different things is IMO unneccessary.