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Old 01-24-2005, 05:27 PM   #16
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and on finding links for downloading: have you seen http://www.linuxiso.org/

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Old 01-24-2005, 05:48 PM   #17
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Right now, I am going with mandrake. I will also try suse a bit later. Is there any advantage of me getting the 6cd pack with everything or is everything easily downloaded?
He He He I know what you meen but when you've had as much problems with getting what people call Ideot OS's up and running properly as I have you start doubting yourself my first experience with the distros fell flat because I could not connect to the net with my modem. Now I can connect but can't seem to find the distro's I want to download and the other Linux OS talked about elswhere is giving me major head aches.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 05:51 PM   #18
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and on finding links for downloading: have you seen http://www.linuxiso.org/

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No I hadn't but thank you for this link i'm off to download Susi Thanks Thanks Thanks
 
Old 01-24-2005, 06:24 PM   #19
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Right now, I am going with mandrake. I will also try suse a bit later. Is there any advantage of me getting the 6cd pack with everything or is everything easily downloaded?
The biggest advantage (IMHO) with the 6-CD Powerpack version is the 3D Graphics drivers come pre-built. If that is not an issue for you (on my system, the OpenSource 2D drivers work better than the proprietary ones ) then by all means, download the 3-CD set and install. Then follow the link to EasyUrpmi in my sig, and set up your repositories. (Be sure to include "contrib" and "PLF" as well as "main" and "updates".) From there on, you have access to all the non-proprietary software that is available on the 6-CD set.
 
Old 01-24-2005, 10:58 PM   #20
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Thanks a lot guys. I looking forward to moving on to a new system.
 
Old 01-25-2005, 08:47 AM   #21
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lindows/linspire is the worst distro i have ever used it is slow and fragments like windows does plus it uses a swap file not partition mandrake is idiot proof but is easially hacked cuz everyone uses it but with mandrake being so "Windoze Like" it is hard to learn the underlyings of the os so the best for a beginner is fedora redhat free dl the enterprise if you buy it is like fedora but comes with spport to help you learn so pay about 30 usd ik linux is suppose to be free right but it beats the windows server 2003 weighing in at $1,248.00 usd and it likes to error out and you cant play as many games as you can with a linux server or homestation plus like any windows system it errors and at 30 usd as apposed to selling your house for an os i think the price is good plus you get support to help you learn oh yeah and windows xp is about 200 usd so yeah
Yea, you don't have 1 period in that whole paragraph (not counting 1,248.00). Just thought that was funny.
 
  


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