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Old 07-11-2004, 09:38 AM   #1
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Question what to download

im a total newbie
is there a distribution in only one file which i can download
Old 07-11-2004, 09:47 AM   #2
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Yes. Go to - you download an iso file and, in the process of being burned, it expands into many files and fills the disk.

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Old 07-11-2004, 10:02 AM   #3
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Before you actually install Linux, you might want to burn something called a live evaluation version. By going to, you will find a button called Knoppix. Click on that, download the ISO, burn it, and put it into your CD drive and restart your computer. It will boot up a working Linux system off of the CD and it won't touch your hard drive. This is the best choice to see if you like Linux.
Old 07-11-2004, 12:57 PM   #4
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Try college linux
Old 07-11-2004, 02:14 PM   #5
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or you could even try ZipSlack. Its a version of Slackware that gets installed on a windows partition. It has the same basic functionality of linux, but it's in your windows partition. for more info
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Moderator note: moved to Linux - Distribution as it's the best forum for this thread.
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