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Old 12-09-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
Devboy
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Witch linux distro?


hey, i have just built up another PC and was wondering what distro i should put on this pc? i have ran linux befor but that was Red Hat, very easy and fun to use. But im looking for somthing to play with now have a bit of fun and learn stuff! so what distro do you suggest for me?
 
Old 12-09-2003, 03:39 PM   #2
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to play with? try slackware, gentoo or debian
or freebsd (not linux)
 
Old 12-11-2003, 07:21 AM   #3
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which linux distro

choosing a distro may be a prob i admit , but it actually depends on what ur application area revolves upon , debian is considered a very good dist bcos it is highly stable and still quite tough to handle , install and configure , on the other hand if it is just a desktop pc you may go for SUSE bcos it is extremely user friendly , I have used RH all my years , i suggest that , still today RH 7.1 I didnt have to change it bcos it still suits my needs , but i definitely agree with the other fellows here , its really upto you to decide .. But for ur question i assume u really want to go for experiencing a deeper depth of the linux kernel area .. I suggest go for DEBIAN .. it will help ..
Thanks and all the best ..
Shaheen
 
Old 12-11-2003, 07:29 AM   #4
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Slackware 9.1

www.slackware.com
 
Old 12-11-2003, 07:37 AM   #5
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Moved: More suitable in our Distro's forum.

Also, this is asked all the time, search our forums. We have stickies and threads already covering this topic to help you choose a distro. We even have a reviews section. Search and then search some more, no need to keep repeating ourselves.
 
  


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