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So.I'd like to have a linux distro for a home computer(with i celeron)
,i'd like to see X, play mp3s and films, i'd like to compile programs, without ERROR messages, because i have some libs no on my system,
and things like that.
- Suse 7.1
- Mandrake 9.1
- Redhat 9.093
- Uhulinux (a very good Hungarian distro!)
Suse is old, Mandrake is for absolute newbeis, Redhat (hmmm...)
It's not as good as i thought, Uhu is good, but not enough.
I'm thinking about Slackware.
Please don't write: ?"ohh, u stupid newbei, there are many good distros,
Please explain some infos about it!
I have to agree with God (why does that just sound weird?)
I think slackware might be your best bet. If you have room to do a full install then you should satisfy just about every dependency that would come up. Slackware is also (IMHO) the most 'true' linux distro out there. It uses an un-modified Kernel (which makes kernel upgrades go nice and smooth) and even with a full install it doesn't hog resources like some other distro's might. The setup tools (netconfig, xwmconfig, etc...etc...) make things easier, and I think that the slackware package system is much easier to use then the RPM system.
I've been playing with RedHat 5.2, 9.0 (yes, there was a long break), and now Slackware 9.1. Personally, I like Slack the best but I do not have technical reason behind it, probably just because now I know more about Linux while I'm playing with Slack compare to when I was playing with RedHat.
I think the best way to pick your distribution is to start with one, get to know Linux better, and then you can decide.
And one other thing that I think it's neat, that you can install Slackware from floppies. So if you don't have CD burner (which almost every PC now comes with one), you have another option. Not sure if you can do this with any other distro.