LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-04-2004, 01:39 AM   #1
jamadasou
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Distro suggestions


i am looking for suggestions for a linux distro.

i am running an e-machines T2958 with intel based onboard video and sound
and a 8-in-1 media reader (no floppy).

i have a little experience in linux but not much, am looking for a distro that will support Majority of my hardware, also, am running an ntfs file system.

would like to find either a good dual boot distro to get my feet wet with or a boot from windows partion distro for the same thing.

i have messed a little with redhat, Storm, mandrake, turbo, debian, and Suse linux.

all i am really looking for is a dist with a Gui to go with my command line.
not alot of bells and whistles, just basic compiling, text editing, and modem support.

am currently on a 56k modem with america online so would need a not to enourmous distro.

Any suggestions or even just pointers and advice would be nice.

thanks in advance for any and all help

 
Old 10-04-2004, 02:47 AM   #2
jamadasou
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Screw it, i'll go with arch for now
 
Old 10-04-2004, 05:23 AM   #3
rwx-r-x-r-x
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
personally i'd suggest slackware.

it seems like no matter which distribution i try out, i eventually end up going back to slackware. it's kind of magnetic, if you will.
 
Old 10-04-2004, 07:53 AM   #4
mjjzf
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Valby, Denmark / Citizen of the Web
Distribution: Slackware 14.1
Posts: 879

Rep: Reputation: 39
I suggest VectorLinux. Light and fast. Slackware-based. Extremely beautiful logo, awful background.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Distro Suggestions sc123 Linux - Distributions 7 07-11-2005 09:44 AM
Distro suggestions CircuitSix Linux - Software 3 04-12-2005 03:07 PM
Suggestions for a new distro Abe_the_Man Linux - Distributions 5 11-28-2003 06:37 AM
Looking for New Distro. Any Suggestions? DAKPluto Linux - Distributions 13 08-09-2002 01:03 AM
Looking for a new Distro - Any Suggestions? DAKPluto Linux - Distributions 9 06-11-2002 02:12 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration