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Old 04-15-2011, 11:11 AM   #1
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witch distro?


okei, Since I do not have much time anymore, I need a new linux distro .. but the following requirements ..
It must be easy to use, quick boot, not debian based, rolling release, Easy Installation
 
Old 04-15-2011, 11:12 AM   #2
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Slackware

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Old 04-15-2011, 11:17 AM   #3
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Slackware

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It take to much time, dont have time to learn it..
 
Old 04-15-2011, 11:19 AM   #4
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You use Slackware as secondary OS.
Then go for puppy

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Old 04-15-2011, 01:22 PM   #5
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A Ubuntu remix for Witches could be called Wiccabuntu.




Sorry, couldn't resist.
 
Old 04-15-2011, 01:28 PM   #6
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Installation of Fedora is simple. Download the ISO, burn it, boot it, answer a few questions.

Adding new packages and such is simple.

It certainly boots Gnome fast on my computer. But you could just as easily pick another spin for a smaller footprint Desktop.

It uses a keyboard and mouse Gui interface just like most other OS's.

I would say Fedora might be considered simple then.
 
Old 04-15-2011, 01:31 PM   #7
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A proper reply this time. How about

http://en.opensuse.org/Portal:Tumbleweed
 
Old 04-15-2011, 01:48 PM   #8
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Agreed over OpenSuse with Tumbleweed repo enabled .
 
Old 04-15-2011, 01:48 PM   #9
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witch luminx

wiccedora linux?

Since wiccibuntu is Debian based it must be eliminated.

OK, getting serious (or a little less silly anyway) how about puppy. Small, fast, easy to install, not based or biased ...

Curious though: Debian and its kin have the neatest rolling-release system available. (So far. IMOHO) Why have you eliminated Debian based distributions from the start? I would think an optimized Debian desktop the best fit for the rest of your requirements.
 
Old 04-16-2011, 11:27 AM   #10
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Since wiccibuntu is Debian based it must be eliminated.

OK, getting serious (or a little less silly anyway) how about puppy. Small, fast, easy to install, not based or biased ...

Curious though: Debian and its kin have the neatest rolling-release system available. (So far. IMOHO) Why have you eliminated Debian based distributions from the start? I would think an optimized Debian desktop the best fit for the rest of your requirements.
okey. lets say debian based distros are ok.. But lets say no Ubuntu or ubuntu based distros
 
Old 04-16-2011, 12:30 PM   #11
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lets say debian based distros are ok..
Debian itself is rather easy too.
AntiX comes with icewm/fluxbox and is very comfortable.
Crunchbang comes with xfce or lxde, i don't know it (good enough).
DreamLinux comes with xfce and is nice/comfortable.
aptosid is based on Debian unstable (either kde or xfce) and is good too (having in mind what it means to run unstable, especially a lot of upgrades, which take time)
Mepis is good, usually it comes with kde4.
Probably much more, and i simply don't think about it right now. That does not mean they are not worth looking into.
Like said: i for one prefer Debian itself. Besides that i like antiX a lot.

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Old 04-16-2011, 12:49 PM   #12
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Arch and Gentoo are the obvious examples of rolling release, but no-one would call them quick and easy. You could look at Chakra, which is a "tamed" version of Arch. Sabayon is similarly a friendly version of Gentoo: not rolling release, but the release cycle is only 3 months.
 
Old 04-16-2011, 01:07 PM   #13
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I would say that AntiX or Puppy should do it. Slitaz would be fine too, it's up to all the things that you want but I'm not sure if it is a rolling release distro :P
 
  


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