As the title says, I am switching linux distros (because of endless little problems) and could use some suggestions as to what to switch to. I currently have Mandrake 10.0 (bought 9.0 Powerpack and upgraded to 10.0 which I downloaded). Here is an overview of what I need:
-KDE 3.2. I'm not advanced enough to survive outside of KDE and also have no idea how to install KDE as it comes in like fifty thousand files!.
-K Develpment files
-GCC development files and compilers
-Some Graphical utilities similar to the Mandrake Control Center (not so much in style, but how much they can configure)
-1 internet browser (just enough so I can dowload and install Mozilla!
I really don't need a lot of 3rd party stuff cause I can download all that stuff later (like an office suite, CUPS, samba, browsers/email/chat, games, etc.).
I checked out Suse, but the download edition doesn't come with compilers, NFS or k development files.
I was really interested in Suse too. I have no idea what the Red Hat download edition comes with but it must be a lot to fit on 3 CD's!
Just to answer a question that I'm sure a lot of you will ask, "You know, if you go to the store and BUY the distro, it will come with all that stuff, you idiot!" Yes, I may be an idiot, but I'm a broke idiot (ladies, if you're interested in this fine piece of man meat........
). I literally have moths flying out of my wallet and I wish they'd stop getting in there. The moths are eating holes in my wallet and that's ANOTHER thing to buy.
But I digress...
Thanks for any suggestions, opinions, death threats that anyone can provide!