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Hi, i've been reading and trying a lot of threads, but i'm still unable to install my video card drivers. I own a Radeon X850 XT PE AGB slot card. I'm really new at linux so i don't understand much at all that's being said in other threads. If anyone can give advance in basic english, since i'm so new at this, that would be great. Or any help at all would be wonderful.
thanks so much blastradius. I decided til i got to know linux better i would team up with my family and use Fedora. And since it's free, it'll allow me to play around with it more. But thanks for taking your time, this will help in the future i'm sure
I mention Ubuntu because i've tried a lot of distros (i have a seperate hard drive for chucking distros on and playing with them). I've tried Fedora 3, Suse, Slackware, Mandrake (which used to be the Distro of choice for me), err, and one or two others i can't remember. Oh and i've tried the 64bit versions of Suse,Mandrake and Ubuntu as well but the software, i.e. flash e.t.c. isn't available for the 64bit platform yet so i'm back on i386.
I use Ubuntu with KDE added (you can have Ubuntu (Gnome) or Kubuntu (KDE) but i have both and use KDE. Ubuntu for me is easily the best i've used, it's based on Debian which means it uses a different package manager than Fedora or Mandrake e.t.c. (they use RPM), it's easier to use and i have far less problems with it.
Of course this is my personal opinion, i would never say one distro is better than another but i just have a better an easier time with Ubuntu.