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My big trouble who are making me looking at others type of Linux is that i cant get my mouse to work when X are loading the pheriphals..
The mouse works within the login promt, but i can't get any further than that...
So i must find some XF86config lines to make that damn mouse to work =)
While I use SuSE (after using Mandrake and Fedora for a few months each), I've tested Debian and like it. If you're looking for an easier to use Debian-based distribution, why don't you try Ubuntu? http://www.ubuntulinux.org/
Ubuntu also has a Live CD. I really like it, the philosophy and the community. But, I love KDE, so I'm holding back from moving over to Ubuntu until they ship it with KDE as an option. Ubuntu and Fedora are Gnome-based, although Fedora comes with KDE. Mandrake and SuSE are KDE-based, but both come with Gnome.
As others have said, each has its differences. Try a number out, use them each for a little while and settle with the one you're most comfortable with.
P.S. If you don't have internet (but you're posting here! , then you can order free Ubuntu CDs from their website. But, as it costs them money, if you can download Ubuntu, do that. But, getting them mailed is one option.
Last edited by Rory in Toronto; 01-12-2005 at 10:55 PM.
It's simple as that i got 2 computers.. One who is completely stand alone from internet and such things...
As i wrote some posts up i dont have the economy right know to fix a network sp i can share my internet to the other coputer..
But ok.. I'm gonna try some distros and jusst see what i like most..
I'm not sure why the previous poster suggested to try Fedora 3 first. Mandrake, SuSE, Fedora and Ubuntu are all very similar in complexity. Try the one that attracts you most! You'll work your way around to the others. They're all good distros.