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Old 06-27-2007, 07:50 AM   #61
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Originally posted by Nathanael:
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install gentoo :-) NOT using the gui
Been there, done it, got the teashirt. Debian is better all round IMO: no long compile times, no need to screw around with configuration files after every upgrade.
 
Old 06-27-2007, 08:01 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by Nathanael
install gentoo :-) NOT using the gui
That is a perfect review
 
Old 06-27-2007, 08:05 AM   #63
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Originally Posted by lugoteehalt
Debian's beautiful and a kitten. It's only the installer that's unfrienly.

Agreed. Debian is an excellent distro!

Huh?

We will agree to disagree on that one. The installer is very easy-to-use and straight forward. As a Slackware/FreeBSD user I prefer text based installers. I love the fact that Debian runs a lot leaner than some other Debian-based distros.
 
Old 06-27-2007, 11:53 AM   #64
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I use Debian and I love it. I am a newbie and I have never been in linux before and it is easy for me to use. Once you learn the command-line basics, its easy. I love Debian.

I did have one problem getting it installed. I have a Geforce 6800 Graphics card and none of the generic drivers worked. I wanted to install Fedora and Ubuntu before Debian, but I had the same issue. I finally found a solution on a website that got me the right drivers. I am still trying to figure out how to do this in Fedora.

Hope this helps.

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Old 06-27-2007, 12:30 PM   #65
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I have found in Ubuntu an OS that is stable and easy to configure
My experience is different. I recently tried Ubuntu and configuring it can be tricky when you want to do something more than standard one-operating system install.
 
Old 06-28-2007, 03:16 AM   #66
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and once again it is proven that there aint no 'best distro', just a 'distro that suits you best'
 
Old 06-28-2007, 08:19 AM   #67
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Originally posted by gamewolf:
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I am still trying to figure out how to do this in Fedora.
It's up to you of course, but I recommend that you learn to use/configure one distro at a time. If you're happy with Debian, Fedora isn't going to offer you anything extra, au contraire IMO, so why bother?
 
  


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