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Old 07-10-2003, 06:55 PM   #1
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Here to ask the $5 million Question!!


whats the best distro for the average newbie...
or mild-mannered intermediate user?
 
Old 07-10-2003, 07:13 PM   #2
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# Linux Distribution links:
A Beginner's Guide to Choosing a Linux Distribution
Reasons to Choose or Not Choose Linux
LWN distro list
elinux Linux Distributions
 
Old 07-10-2003, 07:58 PM   #3
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Man, someone already beat you to the 5 million dollar question.. actually several hundred have.. I'm sorry.

How about checking out the link right above yours here in the Distribution forum found here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=20451
 
Old 07-10-2003, 08:05 PM   #4
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There's no best distro.

Also, check this site: www.distrowatch.com
 
Old 07-10-2003, 08:06 PM   #5
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There's no best distro.
Only the best distro for individuals; no one flavor suits everyone's needs perfectly, but just about everyone can find one that does what they require (or if not, there's always LFS!)
 
Old 07-10-2003, 08:55 PM   #6
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I would love to see this question on "Millionaire".
"What is the best Linux distribution."
"Just a moment, let me phone a friend..."
 
Old 07-10-2003, 10:45 PM   #7
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Originally posted by 2damncommon
I would love to see this question on "Millionaire".
"What is the best Linux distribution."
"Just a moment, let me phone a friend..."
Regis: Hello, your on Who wants to be a Millionaire
Friend: Hello
Contestant: What is the best Linux Distribution?
Friend: You dummy, there is no best Linux distribution as you should pick your own distro to suit your own needs.
 
Old 07-11-2003, 12:02 PM   #8
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Here's the 5 cent answer

The search feature is your friend
 
Old 07-17-2003, 04:42 PM   #9
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hmm.....

hmmm....i quess which ever flavor you choose...they all taste just as great
 
Old 07-17-2003, 05:05 PM   #10
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Try them all! (if you can, I do 3)

# Cheap CDs
Discount Linux CDs
Linux Central
Cheapbytes
TuxCDs
ComputerHelperGuy
 
  


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