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I have used Linux Mint 8 KDE for a while and fell in love with it. But I recently began to explore other distro's to find one that adopts KDE a little bit better. (Kmint has a lot of GTK+ apps in it...)
After trying Kubuntu 10.04 (crashes all the time) and Fedora 13 KDE spin(slower than windows 7!!!), I can honestly say that they EPICALLY failed.
I am looking to give the soon to be released Sidux release a go along with openSUSE when it comes out in July.
Are there any other KDE distro's that you guys would recommend?
(I need one that is fine for intermediate users as I am no guru, and I need easy access to codecs, the nvidia driver, and skype).
I remember when I gave it a go on my laptop, there was something that didn't feel right about it, I forgot what though, I am thinking I will give it a go and see how I like it. I think it's because it felt stiff with the default install, I might just have to customize it a bit then =).
and I just went to the mandriva download page, you need to pay a subscription fee to get the 64 bit.
What are the main differences between mandriva and PClinuxOS?
I totally forgot to mention...I would like 64 bit, so if PClinuxOS doesn't have that, sadly it will not work for me most likely. (and the machines I have that are 32 bit, well are not fast enough to handle how "heavy" it is, unless the E17 version is a lot faster than its KDE counterpart.
I am looking to give the soon to be released Sidux release a go
sidux is "rolling release" so you can install it today if you like, no need to wait for the next release. Just install the Preview and it will automagically upgrade to the final release through dist-upgrade.
Also, When I checked out the mirrors for north america for the "preview" edition (I assume this is their beta/rolling release), I saw only XFCE Lite and KDE Lite. What is the difference between KDE-Lite and KDE-Full?