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Old 04-16-2007, 11:24 PM   #1
elamigo2004
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which distro should i use?


i need a distro that has really good hardware detection. i dont want to have to install any drivers myself.

any help?
much thanks
 
Old 04-16-2007, 11:26 PM   #2
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I would recommend that you buy Linspire. No guarantee that "all" your hardware will be detected, but most of it will, and you get phone support.
 
Old 04-18-2007, 06:59 AM   #3
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Kubuntu
http://www.kubuntu.org/


Mandriva
http://www.mandriva.com/community/mandrivaone


PCLinuxOS .92
http://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/dist...glish/preview/
ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/distr...glish/preview/

This is the distro I use and recommend, Why because it works right out of the box. No need to configure Everything, everything just works. It also comes as a 1 CD install that is a live CD that you can install later if you wish.

Mephis
http://www.mepis.org/

Blag
http://www.blagblagblag.org/download/



BeaFanatIX
http://bea.cabarel.com/

Elive:
http://www.elivecd.org/

if you need any more help choosing a distyro try these distro choosers

http://eedok.voidofmind.com/linux/chooser.html
http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/
http://polishlinux.org/choose/quiz/
http://desktoplinuxathome.com/distro.html

hope this Helps,

Jake
 
  


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