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Old 08-21-2004, 02:04 AM   #1
starguymike04
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Distribution: currently:redhat linux 9, soon maybe:debian3.0 r 2 , and freebsd5.2.1
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which distro??


i am currently running running redhat and xp (workable), debian, and freebsd(non-working) in both of them i get problems w/x. i am fairly well at using red hat 9 and i wanted to also have something a little more cool i guess you would say but i need something that has a good installer as debian and freebsd did nothing for my onboard video (dell dimension 2400,intel1845gv)i have no working internet on debian to update because of winmodem , i need a newer version of x on cd or something, but anyway I was thinking of going with slackware 10.0 , but I am open to any suggestions(redhat 9 detected everything fine so i amlooking for something that can compete with that
 
Old 08-21-2004, 07:33 AM   #2
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mandrake 10 is rather excellent if you want everything to work more or less straight off

slackware 10 is ok too but requires some configuring
great for learning on
 
  


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