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Old 02-11-2005, 09:47 PM   #1
SabaumLinux
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choosing a Distro


i have a good pc:
- Athlon XP 2400+ 512DDRAM A7V8X-X GFX 5600

What distro would be better for me??
Now i'm using Slackware, but i think i'm too newbie for it.
 
Old 02-11-2005, 09:51 PM   #2
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i must spread the word ... ubuntu
 
Old 02-11-2005, 10:03 PM   #3
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i must spread the word ... ubuntu
i don't understand... UBUNTU is the name of the distro ?? i don't know it yet... is this easy to use? is this complete? thx 4 help
 
Old 02-11-2005, 10:08 PM   #4
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Check your hardware against those distros you're interested in. Ubuntu is, in fact, the name of a distro. You can find that distro and many others here. There is no "best," only what "works best" for you.
 
Old 02-11-2005, 10:59 PM   #5
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for me ubuntu is the best distro for me ive tryed everything from mandrake to arch and so far ubuntu the debian based distro is amazing you have a really good package manager ( apt-get ) and it takes care of dependencies, ubuntu has a auto mount feature well thats the main reasons i use it .. if you want check out osdir.com for the screenshots
 
Old 02-11-2005, 11:34 PM   #6
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Go to the link posted by JSpired, download a few distros and take them on a "test drive". After that settle on the one that you prefer.
 
Old 02-12-2005, 01:01 AM   #7
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Distributions and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.

Just my 2 cents - the only way to determine which distro is right for you is to try several and then choose the one that you feel best fits your needs and preferences -- J.W.
 
Old 02-13-2005, 02:00 AM   #8
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ubuntu


and please please *********PLEASE********* USE THE SEARCH FEATURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old 02-13-2005, 02:05 PM   #9
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Thank you so much... i'll try UBUNTU... c ya
 
  


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