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Old 09-17-2005, 01:20 PM   #1
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Debian Based Distros

Would anyone be able to list at least the top 5 debian based distros where I can set up a cable modem internet connection?
Old 09-17-2005, 01:42 PM   #2
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Debian itself works fine with my cable modem, so I would assume that any distro using the same technology would be able to do so without any problems.
Old 09-17-2005, 03:38 PM   #3
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Uh Debian. All I did was plug my ethernet cable in and I was connected to the internet.

You might want to try Xandros, Ubuntu, MEPIS, Kanotix, Knoppix.
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Cable modems are easier than any other connection imho with any distro.
Old 09-18-2005, 02:31 AM   #5
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i also suggest that you go for debian itself
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Debian, Mepis, Ubuntu, Xandros, Linspire.
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gentoo probably has a bit of debian influence if that counts
Old 09-19-2005, 05:44 AM   #8
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In my thread on distrowatch ( I link to a short `review' of a handful of debian-based distros ( It might be helpful in deciding which distro you want--though it doesn't say anything directly about cable modems.

hth --Jonas


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