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Old 07-27-2008, 12:00 PM   #1
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linux selection


is there any linux where setting up internet is easy as in windows.....
 
Old 07-27-2008, 12:06 PM   #2
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If you are talking about normal wired internet, then it really makes no difference. For wireless, some versions (distributions)are a bit friendlier but--even in this case--it is not a major discriminator.
Personally, I would choose a distro for a lot of other reasons.

Tell us more about what you have used / tried, and what kinds of issues you have had.
 
Old 07-28-2008, 09:19 AM   #3
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short answer: knoppix, slax

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is there any linux where setting up internet is easy as in windows.....
Long answer:
any live cd, assuming it supports your hardware, which typically it would.
Strictly, you do nothing in Knoppix and "It just works"
Slax and puppy need a few clicks of the mouse and require reading of 2-3 sentences in plain English.
 
  


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