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Old 11-26-2005, 08:25 PM   #1
zeldafanfreak
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Post What distro do you guys reccomend


Currently I have Xandros 3.0.2 Opep C Eption but I need opinions.

Thanks,zeldafanfreak

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Old 11-26-2005, 08:44 PM   #2
ethics
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Well... is your current distro lacking something in particular??

what requirements do you have? what hardware do you have?

Theres a button at the top of the page that says "search" you will find LOADS of similar posts that you can use to answer your question

if after that you still have particular questions, we can help
 
Old 11-26-2005, 08:58 PM   #3
fatrandy13
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anything debian based i would recomend...try a hard drive install of Knoppix. Thats what I started out with a few years ago. The reason i love debian is becuase of apt-get, it is a simple yet powerful package managment tool that is unrivaled.
 
Old 11-26-2005, 10:26 PM   #4
sjmgeezer
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have been in the learn linux loop for a little while now and have settled with Mandrake/Mandriva. Picks up all my hardware be it old or new and does a lot of the little things easily that aren quite so easy when youre new to it all. has ample enough stuff to get into trouble or a basic install will allow you to do everyday type stuff with little fuss.
Hope it helps
 
Old 11-27-2005, 08:29 AM   #5
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It really depends what you want to do with it. linux distros are generally taylored to specific needs. example: on my home webservers I run slackware known for militant stability and on the audio workstation I'm still putting together I'm running DeMuDi (which is debian based) and built only to do audio. ...which it does very well.
 
  


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