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Absolutely NEW here. Is there somewhere I can go to get some kind of 'look' at these different set-ups. I see folks talking about Ubuntu, SuSe, Mandrake,etc. but nothing showing how they appear.
Beauty's only screen-deep. Plus, in EVERY distro you can
install & modify whatever you like. There's no point in
asking what they "look like". My Slackware64 13.1 running
fluxbox will most likely look quite different from anyone
else's. My key-bindings will be different.