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View Poll Results: What's your Favorite Linux Distro?
RedHat 13 19.70%
Mandrake 11 16.67%
Gentoo 6 9.09%
Debian 4 6.06%
Icepack 0 0%
Morphix 0 0%
Suse 5 7.58%
Other (Post Please) 27 40.91%
Voters: 66. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-25-2003, 01:12 PM   #16
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Morphix is based on Knoppix. I hadn't heard of Icepack either.

It doesn't look like too many people are using either of them.

Oh, I'm using Slack, btw.
 
Old 11-25-2003, 02:24 PM   #17
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Icepack is a cool-looking "Windowmaker-ish" distribution written from the ground up -- it's surprisingly cool-looking and looks more like a completely different and new OS rather than just another Linux distribution...

I've thought about trying it a few times, but never have... has anyone here actually tried it?
 
Old 07-07-2004, 09:34 AM   #18
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Slackware all the way. It is THE best distro i have ever used. The only other distros that i think can compare to it are debian and gentoo. I hate using bloated distros (redhat, fedora, mandrake, SuSe, etc.) As for an emerge like tool, you might want to try swaret. It's as simple as swaret --install packagename.

Woops, didn't realzie this topic was so old until after i posted, sorry.

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Old 07-07-2004, 10:54 AM   #19
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Fedora
 
Old 07-07-2004, 11:34 AM   #20
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SLACKWARE !!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old 07-07-2004, 02:15 PM   #21
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So do I vote RedHat or Others if I use Fedora Core (or Aurox)?
 
Old 07-07-2004, 02:20 PM   #22
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Fedora Core 2
My choice since I'm new to Linux, after that I'll probably go for ether Debian or Slackware.
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:13 PM   #23
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Fedora

First RedHat, then fedora (core 1...I don't trust 2) for the servers.

Thinking of going to Mandrake for my desktop system.



Turner
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:15 PM   #24
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since its posted on the newbie and not general forum...try knoppis or college linux...im using college linux and m$ is a joke to me =)
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:18 PM   #25
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once you go slack, you'll never go back. or so i've heard....
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:35 PM   #26
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Slacking along :}

Using it for what, two years?
Never looked back (at SuSE, MDK, RH, debian ... )

Interestingly enough Slack must be my true
love, too, since I stopped trying other distro's.

[edit]
As a matter of fact, I love it so much I posted in this thread twice! :}
[/edit]

Cheers,
Tink

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Old 07-07-2004, 03:35 PM   #27
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so should a newby who cant get on with mdk 9.1 and cant get 10 to install properly go slack?
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:38 PM   #28
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Quote:
Originally posted by jollyjoice
so should a newby who cant get on with mdk 9.1 and cant get 10 to install properly go slack?
That's a tough call, mate.

Slack won't pamper and nurse you with windows-like
wizards. Instead you'll learn a lot in short time, and have
the gratifying feeling of accomplishment (and a very
fast system with secure basics).


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:42 PM   #29
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well, i am all for learning, and i realy cant stand this windows thing, it has ballsed up my whole PC 3 times this year!!!! sounds worth a try.
 
Old 07-07-2004, 03:44 PM   #30
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Quote:
Originally posted by Tinkster
That's a tough call, mate.

Slack won't pamper and nurse you with windows-like
wizards. Instead you'll learn a lot in short time, and have
the gratifying feeling of accomplishment (and a very
fast system with secure basics).


Cheers,
Tink
So, what, your answer is no? :-P

Wizards are useful to noobs. They get the job done until you want to do more. Then you ignore the man pages, or google, and post here. ;-)


Turner
 
  


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