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Old 05-24-2001, 06:53 AM   #1
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From this url
http://www.linuxiso.org

which is the best distribution ?
Or which one that looks like win2k and easy to use ?

Thanks a lot from a newbie
 
Old 05-24-2001, 08:05 AM   #2
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Mandrake will get you started, with ease of course well most of the time. It is the basic standard use for more desktop and usually so far the most simple for people new to Linux.
I have also heard of Redmond Linux, which I heard is very easy to use, but I am unsure since I have never used it.
RedHat is most standard and mostly used by businesses.
Slackware is good, more advanced but very solid.
And Debian is very good, most robust and advanced users really only, but hey, start out with the best or hardest, you will learn quickly.
But I recommend Mandrake, then you can move on when comfortable with Linux.
 
Old 05-24-2001, 09:45 PM   #3
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thanks for your reply...
 
Old 05-26-2001, 12:36 AM   #4
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i would agree. mandrake 8.0 is super easy to install and use. the kde 2.1 deskstop works a lot like a MS windows desktop. There are also a lot of software packages available for it in .rpm format, so you dont have to worry about installing things in the begining.
 
  


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