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Distribution: OpenSUSE 13.2 64bit-Gnome on ASUS U52F
Tell us what are the specs in your computer mainly what is the processor in it, the graphic card, and wireless card. Also you can mention what are you planning on doing with this computer playing games, watching movies, managing music, editing photos? are you planning on using movile devices with it Apple products perhaps?
There are like hundred Linux Base OSs out there and each one of them have a big fan base so be preppared for a ton of suggestions and some flames with it as well.
Debian creates and provides its entire distribution free of charge. Debian does not manufacture its own CDs and DVDs, but relies on third-party vendors. To make it easier for vendors to provide a high quality disk, we provide Official CD/DVD images for them. This is the only version that has been fully tested by our testing team and is by far the most popular way to buy Debian.
As well as Slackware and Debian, you can get antiX, Bodhi, Exe, Salix, Vector, and Zorin Light on CD. These are single disks, requiring you to get any extra software from the repository. The real question is how much RAM you have. With a GUI, 128 is the minimum: antiX will run with less, but only with a browser that can't access a lot of web sites.
toshiba laptiop 1800-214, processor 1ghz , ram 192 mb, hd 10 gb, internal winmodem (using the ali chipset) , graphic trident cyberblade using 16 mb of ram ( so ram is 176 mb),
CD-rom drive,( not dvd....) this is why im looking for cd .iso distros
(i have also available an external us robotics serial modem to test...)
i need load the base system,enable framebuffer tty,and just install x11 and twm ,and connect.
i will use pine as enail client and lynx ad browser...
i have also an usb wifi key.....
this is why i search a new distro,if possible i want to try to connect with wifi
(but this is another problem...)
now a new distro with an update kernel will save me a lot work...
an individual package selection and not a group package selection will permit me to install
what i described before.
The reason why I suggest these is because they will give you the base system during installation and you go and install the what you need Later. But again you will need to watch videos on how to install them or read howto set them up. Once installed you will have newer kernel and packagaes.
I know slackware os is good but it is delivered in a DVD ISO, Debian is good but the latest release requires that your processor support PAE which I am not sure if your computers does,
Thanks to all people helped me.
I will save this thread as .html and take a look to all suggestion into an intenet public hotsopt.
Infact i have a win xp machine with wifi driver,but no adsl or wfi in my house.
So i have to go to he common public hotspot to download cds.
It sounds like you need AntiX. The Core version will just give you a CLI system: install your own X and software. The Base version also gives you X, but a window manager and browser as well. Both will work fine on your computer.