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Old 06-07-2014, 09:31 PM   #16
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CentOS is 4 SERVERS!!!
4??? All at once??? Must be good!!!
EDIT
I could have thought of something wittier to post, but it was nearly 3 AM.
Any distro (almost) can be used for any purpose. CentOS is useful for those who need Red Hat but can't afford it.

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Old 06-08-2014, 06:34 AM   #17
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Hey gor0 are you lost??? Trolls belong on youtube...not this forum...now scram...
 
Old 06-08-2014, 12:05 PM   #18
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Name calling is worse in this case?
 
Old 06-08-2014, 12:25 PM   #19
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CentOS is 4 SERVERS!!!
Oh dear, I'd better not let this desktop know that it's been using the wrong Linux for years.
 
Old 06-08-2014, 01:24 PM   #20
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Oh David! I thought you knew. The Thanet District Council has been using your desktop for years. We were told you were contacted about this and agreed to it.
Sorry mate but at least Thanet is small so not much overhead for your 4 servers.
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Old 06-08-2014, 02:05 PM   #21
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@jdkaye now that 1 had me rolling, it almost made me respond using "LOL", but I won't use "LOL" per LQ rules.
 
Old 06-08-2014, 02:21 PM   #22
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The senior citizens I installed

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=81312

for are happy campers. But their needs were simple. They do not touch cli.
It does not break. I make a backup save after frugal setup for a restore point.
Low spec machines so they don't have to buy new.

USB automounts. Skype. Youtube. Java. No passwords. Pretty dumbed down for Alzheimer mind sets.

Win Win for everyone.

Edit: guess what? The main developer that invented that distro resides in Australia. Most the off shot developers that contribute reside in Australia also.

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Old 06-08-2014, 07:07 PM   #23
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Puppy Linux can still package java with their installer?
 
Old 06-08-2014, 08:13 PM   #24
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Puppy Linux can still package java with their installer?
It is in the PPM.
 
Old 06-09-2014, 04:53 AM   #25
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I think this is one area that personal preference is just going to play a huge role in. I personally preferred CentOS compared to Ubuntu, but that might not be the same for you. Just get a few different distros and try them out in Virtual Box and see which one you like best.
Couldn't agree more. I always come back to Linux Mint. Because of it's ease of use, the way it works and the Cinnamon desktop. But that's just me Might not be someone elses cup of tea
 
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Old 06-11-2014, 09:35 AM   #26
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In response to sigint-ninja and cascade9; I should have stated that I want to improve my Linux skills and knowledge. I also want to work on my programming skills. Currently playing around with C but also want to start learning some new languages as well. I already have a Windows partition for games and mundane stuff. I don't think I'll be able to find drivers for my wi-fi for Linux as well, so I may have to keep surfing the net on Windows for time being.
 
Old 06-11-2014, 10:25 AM   #27
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... I don't think I'll be able to find drivers for my wi-fi for Linux ...
What hardware? Occasionally I must still use Ndiswrapper and often "non-free" drivers... #2.2.3
 
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Old 06-11-2014, 01:31 PM   #28
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I want to improve my Linux skills and knowledge. I also want to work on my programming skills.
Try out debian you'll learn , but not be overwhelmed.
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I don't think I'll be able to find drivers for my wi-fi for Linux as well, so I may have to keep surfing the net on Windows for time being.
You shouldn't have any problems getting wireless drivers.
 
Old 06-11-2014, 01:37 PM   #29
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LFS 7.2
hey man...u r a master or what? I mean Linux From Scratch??


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Old 06-11-2014, 01:43 PM   #30
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hey man...u r a master or what? I mean Linux From Scratch??

I have had a successful install & learned a few things from it but for it's too much work just did it for learning experience.
 
  


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