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Old 10-01-2002, 05:40 PM   #1
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What is a good all around distro to dl?


Ok, I'm looking for some help/opinions of what the best distro is for all around use. I wanna be able to do anything on the server side, but also be able to use the linux system as a desktop....suggestions welcome. I have RH7.3 now....just curious if that is up there, or mandrake or another is better. I see a lot of other distros on this board, just curious why they might be better.


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Old 10-01-2002, 05:54 PM   #2
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are you aware that this question has probably been asked on this site over a hundred times, second time today...
 
Old 10-01-2002, 05:55 PM   #3
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This is asked all the time btw. Most of the time you will only get opinions. That's the power of Linux though, almost any distro can be a good server and a good desktop OS. It all depends on how you configure yours.

I am going to move this to the distro forum where it is better suited also.
 
Old 10-01-2002, 05:58 PM   #4
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ok...go ahead and delete it...mod.
 
Old 10-01-2002, 06:16 PM   #5
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Don't get pissed off, I know you've got flamed in the "10 things" thread, but there is nothing against you, at least I am not - oranges to apples don't play with me, so the best distro there is question, hmm. I think it should be only your own opinion, and if you have time, space and bandwidth to get a couple just go over http://www.linuxiso.org and pick whichever appeals to you better.
P.S. In this thread you'll get lots of slackware references, and you know why - because it is the best one, he-he, looks like I've started it.
 
Old 10-01-2002, 11:32 PM   #6
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whoa......wait a sec. I really didn't want that to come across as me being pissed off. Sorry...you misread it. I was really serious about deleting it actually, I felt like an idiot for not posting a more specific question in the "redhat vs linux" forum, right after I posted my own thread. So that's why I asked for it to be deleted. I wasn't being a smart ass.

So just to clear things up.

But thanks for your opinion too . I might choose mandrake, since I already have redhat 7.3 installed.

-Rosko

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Old 10-01-2002, 11:51 PM   #7
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