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Old 10-16-2003, 05:05 PM   #31
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Number 1 I'm joking about whos on first. Number 2 I was asking a question about the thread. I would only do it if you recommended it
 
Old 10-16-2003, 05:50 PM   #32
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Originally posted by trickykid
I'd have to agree with bolinux on this one. You should explain and backup your reasoning to start a new person only use to opr coming from Windows systems onto Slackware...
Why? He just asked for a suggestion of distribution to use, not an explanation of why.

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Post constructive posts,
It was constructive. He asked a question and I answered it.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 07:51 PM   #33
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Your post was not construtive. It was just dumb and pointless.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 08:09 PM   #34
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That is false.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 08:18 PM   #35
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Stop the bickering and move on. But he did clarify after you posted just "Slackware", then you responded with just a "Slackware" in another post. That shows disrespect and being non-constructive.

Lets make my last post regarding this issue and move on. If either of you want to continue this argument, feel free to email me. Other than that, any more peeps of any bickering, I will have this thread closed. You have been warned.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 09:41 PM   #36
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I learned on Slackware 9. Just read the manual. Use the internet. And ask for help here! ^_^

Kurt, your such a rebel, your my hero.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 10:19 PM   #37
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Slackware is a good solid distro, but maybe not so great for Windows-dependent people. Lindows and Lycoris are more suited for this task and are not 'bad' distros. I started with slack 8.1 and it was a task to say the least, but after working and getting problems solved, it works great. (Okay, I still have a few problems, but it's okay.)
 
Old 10-17-2003, 07:03 PM   #38
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KneeLess, I wanted a distro for WINDOWS USERS. Slackware is not for people who don't know how to use the computer very well. Thanks to other helpful people I now know that lycoris or lindows or mandrake is the way to go for a begginer.

Thank you all who were ACTUALLY helpful.

Don't say that I am wrong because I'm NOT.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:04 PM   #39
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Slack was my first (and only) distro, and I got along fine with it.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:10 PM   #40
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Kurt, I'm talking about the people who sometimes forget the button to open their cd drive. If it were me I would get along fine with slackware but guess what. IT"S NOT
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:18 PM   #41
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OK, just relating my experiences.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 11:03 PM   #42
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http://www.slackware.com/book

ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=18393

http://www.justlinux.com/forum/showt...+and+recommend


oops... I just saw this:
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I'm talking about the people who sometimes forget the button to open their cd drive. If it were me I would get along fine with slackware but guess what. IT"S NOT

Last edited by itsjustme; 10-17-2003 at 11:20 PM.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 08:07 PM   #43
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Should I try mandrake with my teachers computer? He is not the most computer literate as they come but he can certainly ask me setting anything up. He likes microsoft office so I guess that he would want crossover office. After that all he needs is internet and he's all set.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 10:22 PM   #44
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Crossover office rocks. Even if Word crashes (gasp!) at least it doesn't take the whole machine down with it. A buddy of mine is using it and has been real happy with it.
 
  


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