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Old 11-18-2005, 12:01 PM   #1
Dr-Cipher
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Question All These Choices?


Evening evrybody, Well i have used RedHat linux 8.0 before it was pretty easy to use, i used it for a server on my network and one of my websites then decided to switch back to windows. my question is what is the best linux distribution for me to have now:

I dont want no server apps.
Want it easy to use.
basically just what a normal user would have on a computer system..
i would like access to my websites and ftp files... thats about it other than that i just browse internet use ebay... dont play games.. i listen to a LOT! ov music..

So then people what do you suggest. ?

Thanks, Cipher.
 
Old 11-18-2005, 12:08 PM   #2
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Fedora? It's based on Redhat, so you'll be familiar.

If you want something new, try Ubuntu (never used myself, but is apparantly easy to use) or Mandriva, which was also based on redhat, but even easier to use.
 
Old 11-18-2005, 12:11 PM   #3
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hmm ide really rather like stick to somthing known welll.... so i can get updates such as for my webcam to use with msn... as long as i have that its alll ok..
 
Old 11-18-2005, 12:19 PM   #4
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Well, redhat became commercial and the people behind fedora left redhat so that they could continue making a free OS. It is quite well known as it is redhat, but free.

Mandriva is well known. It used to be called Mandrake, but changed names recently.

Everyone tells me to try Ubuntu, so I'm guessing thats well known, too.
 
Old 11-18-2005, 12:26 PM   #5
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WOW! lol loads has happend since i had linux lol didnt know that....!!! thanks for the info
 
  


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