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Old 02-24-2005, 11:06 PM   #1
Trance56k
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which distro to use?


Ive been using Suse 9.2 pro. One of the main reasons ive been sticking with Suse is because they repack the ATI drivers. Ive tried to install the ones off the ATI site many times.....no luck so Suse helped me out alot in that area. But everytime I turn around something is going wrong. So im kinda disapointed with suse atm. Is there another distro that repacks the ATI drivers and is stable? Im new to Linux and enjoy learning and using it. But now im looking for a new distro. any help would be great!
 
Old 02-24-2005, 11:36 PM   #2
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SLACKWARE. nothing else to say.
 
Old 02-25-2005, 03:30 AM   #3
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Slackware ***

slackware is it easy like suse

if u do not use it then

debian **
 
Old 02-25-2005, 04:07 AM   #4
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Slackware and Debian are both more advanced distrobutions, neither come packed with the ATi drivers like you ask but both have their own driver packages that make it very easy to install.

I'd suggest Ubuntu, while it doesn't come with the ATi drivers preinstalled (or at least I highly doubt) it should be reasonably simple to install them via apt-get and Ubuntu is a GUI based distro, like SuSE, not like Slack or Debian
 
Old 02-25-2005, 03:42 PM   #5
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Thanks for the input guys. I read few other forums on which distro to use. I decided to go with Ubuntu. I think it will suit me well at the skill level im at right now. I also found a website where they repack the ATI 3d drivers in deb format.
Thanks agian!
 
  


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