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Old 05-16-2005, 09:17 AM   #1
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the most probulary dist.


what is the most probulary dist, some say it is mandrevia, some Fedora, what is the true
 
Old 05-16-2005, 09:21 AM   #2
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Hi,

I assume you mean popular? Each to their own, but have a look at: http://distrowatch.com/ for an idea of what people are using.

Hope this helps,

Andy
 
Old 05-16-2005, 09:27 AM   #3
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Check out

www.distrowatch.com

They have a listing there of the most popular distro's.

However, for ease of use, in my opinion Mepis can not be beat. It is a Live cd, install disk, and rescue cd all in one. Mepis has a super simple installer and everything worked without any input from me. If your looking for a distro that is designed to be point and click, like windows and allows you to enjoy your computer instead of constant tweaking try Mepis.
 
Old 05-16-2005, 11:55 AM   #4
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KezzerDrix is spot on the money.

If you dont have much experience you should go for a Live distribution like Mepis or Knoppix. Being a live distribution just means it runs of a regular CD and you dont have to format windows and wipe all of your data. This is great for experimenting.

Once you get a bit more experienced though then you will soon find out the limitations of running a live version of linux and mepis has a nice easy installer which will let you install it and keep windows (if it's on the computer). You can then choose which to boot into when you turn on your machine.
 
  


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