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Old 06-09-2007, 04:26 AM   #1
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What operating system to install on rebuilt Desktop


I have rebuilt a desktop for my wife. Her computer requirements are for writing letters ,E mails and storage of files. No games or any fancy hardware installed. Recommendations for an operating system, on a Bootable CD. and where could I download the software?
 
Old 06-09-2007, 05:27 AM   #2
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I'm partial to Fedora (http://www.fedoraproject.org) myself. Lots of new users like Ubuntu (http://www.ubuntu.com). If you want a live CD, you can't beat Mepis (http://www.mepis.org) IMO.
 
Old 06-09-2007, 06:20 AM   #3
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Perhaps Debian Etch. Super stable (to the point of being boring ), excellent selection of applications, super stable, user friendly, easy to set up and did I mention stability

Other than that, Fedora or Ubuntu or Suse. I would go with Debian Etch though.

--Ian
 
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