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I have used pretty much all the mainstream distros, and im mor ethan satisified with mepis, i dont even use windows on this machine i use, i built a p4 monster dedicated to nothing but mepis..i recommend thsi distro for all entry level linux users, debian is great
I know I posted this topic, but oddly enough I ended up not using mepis anymore
I like my new slackware desktop, here's a screenshot in case you're interested for some reason, I just like it more because I got portage installed, and slapt-get is good to keep the system upgraded :-D.
ive just installed mepis have to say its so far the best. i just need to find out what services start at boot time so i can disable the ones i dont need. i would like to find out if i can use gnome desktop insted of kde. thanks for any help i can get. other distros ive tried are FC3,QILINUX,UBUNTU,FORSIGHT,and some live CD`S so far MEPIS works the best.
I use KDE so I can't help ya with the Gnome. I installed it once when Warren came out with the 3 extra CDs for Mepis 3.3 but it screwed my KDE up so had to reinstall Mepis. I am pretty sure someone will be along that can tell you how to do it.
for gnome 2.8, maybe 2.10 if they changed it since I used it, go into synaptic, and go into one of the tabs, I think "options", and go to repositories, and check all the boxes, then hit refresh, and you can now search and install gnome.
sorry for the unclear explanation, but I havent used mepis in awhile