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View Poll Results: Which distro 0wnz yur entertainment boxen?
Mandrake 8.2 7 25.00%
Red Hat 7.3 6 21.43%
SuSe 8.0 7 25.00%
Other 8 28.57%
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Old 05-17-2002, 09:04 PM   #1
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POLL - Favorite Distro for workstation entertainment machine.

Which distro do YOU like for desktop computing for home entertainment machine.
Old 05-17-2002, 11:57 PM   #2
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Slackware ?? That is a pretty small selection really to choose from.
Old 05-18-2002, 03:31 AM   #3
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sorry bout that. i'm running on 1 hour of sleep and been up for 48 hours or so.. i posted a lame thread... sorry
was jsut trying to keep myself awake.
Old 05-19-2002, 02:26 AM   #4
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HA HA HA HA HA, I love your signature line. Terrorism, HA HA HA HA HA, good one.
Old 05-19-2002, 02:56 AM   #5
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For entertainment? It's obvious that Debian!
Old 05-19-2002, 07:40 PM   #6
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Slack of course
Even though I really liked SuSE in the olden days
Old 05-21-2002, 09:18 PM   #7
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I choose other becuase i use Gentoo
Old 05-22-2002, 01:38 AM   #8
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i'd say LFS because i love tinkering around with my system and i consider it entertainment
Old 05-22-2002, 10:30 AM   #9
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Sorry, I went for Mandy 8.2. I prefer using Slack for my desktop, but Mandy including Frozen Bubble just clinched it.


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