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Hello everyone...I've been having fun this past week with my new linux box. I'm using Mandrake 10 CE. I'm downloading all the updates via the Mandrake Control Center now hoping my problems will be solved. Does Mandrake 10 normally crash often? When I think of linux "stability" is one of the first words that pops in my head, however this is not the case. Another thing that just kinda bothers me is the speed at which web pages get loaded. My Bell South DSL modem was blazing along in Windoze. I've done multiple speed tests at the following sites....toast.net, 2wire.com, and dslreports. They all report my connection is around 1.2 Mb while Bell South guarantees a 1.5 Mb connection. Most web pages load ridiculously slow however. I use the Mozilla web browser ver 1.6. Should I try mozilla firefox or maybe the opera browser?
I tried to install Slackware and had troubles with my mouse/xfree86. I tried to install Red Hat 8.0 and had troubles with video card. Is there a more stable/faster distro of linux I should be using if speed is what i'm looking for? Or do I need to tweak the OS a little bit along with some settings? Any advice or recommendations would be great. Thank you have a good day.
I'm using Mandrake 10 CE and I'm downloading the upgrades now....or at least I think I am. Has anyone installed upgrades via the Mandrake Control Center before or is there an easier way to do this? I'm using KDE but i'm not sure of what version. My hadrware ran pretty damn well in a windoze environment. Thanks again!