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Old 02-28-2003, 11:22 AM   #1
TerminalPhreak
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Tell me


I'm a complete newbie, and I dual boot Mandrake 9.0. I want to triple boot, and I was wondering what other distro of linux I should use. I know that this thread probably shouldn't be here. And I know that it all depends on personl preference. But I just want someone to tell me what distro to download. It takes a long time to DL the ISO files so just tell me which one to get.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:23 AM   #2
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it really is up to you, there are an obscene amount of threads on this site about this question, have a search around, there's all the inofrmation you coudl ever want.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:36 AM   #3
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Hey acid_kewpie, I just wanted to make amens... I know that I sort of annoyed you in that other post that I didn't know. First impressions are everything, and I didn't want to start things off on the wrong foot...
 
Old 02-28-2003, 01:40 PM   #4
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Well, if you want one that is complete opposite of the Mandrake RPM based type distro, download Slackware or Debian..
 
Old 02-28-2003, 05:08 PM   #5
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Why not try building a LFS system? The experience will teach you more than you ever wanted to know about linux...
 
Old 02-28-2003, 06:19 PM   #6
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Hey acid_kewpie, I just wanted to make amens... I know that I sort of annoyed you in that other post that I didn't know. First impressions are everything, and I didn't want to start things off on the wrong foot...
ahh!!!! you fool! NEVER apologize to kewpie! he takes it as a sign of weakness, and then moves in for the kill.

(if you play dead, he might just thrash you around a bit then leave; esp. if he's not hungry)

yeah... if you're up for a challenge, try slackware or LFS - you'll have mandrake to fall back on, and you'll learn a lot more about linux with either of those two distros.
 
  


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