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Old 10-14-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
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1 cd distro

what would you guys consider the best distro that only requires 1 disk, hopefully 1 that is fairly easy to install, plz, i dont want any live distro's that give you the option to install.

i currently use Yoper, if that is the best, then i feel good about my decision to install it
Old 10-14-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
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Knoppix, or theres another one, called Knottix, and theres Gnoppix. I've used Knoppix several times, but the after 3.3, the installers always seemed to be broken. But knoppix was never meant for the hard drive, knottix was. I just recently heard of Gnoppix, look into that see if you like it.
Old 10-14-2004, 11:16 PM   #3
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What is the best wil be a subjective opinion. I just do a basic install of Debian with the net-install cd and install what programs I need as I need them over the internet. Ubuntu is new and based on Debian Sid (1CD).

I have heard good things about ArchLinux but haven't tried it out.
Old 10-14-2004, 11:50 PM   #4
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SUSE personal would be the best 1 CD distro
Old 10-15-2004, 05:55 AM   #5
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Slackware 9? /first slackware 10 cd

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Old 10-15-2004, 06:04 AM   #6
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Peanut Linux is ONE CD!
Old 10-15-2004, 07:05 AM   #7
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Ubuntu looks promising, indeed. I like VectorLinux 4.0 SOHO. It runs my laptop -> sweet. Uses very few resources, keeps the batteri running a long time. A very fast system, too.

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Old 10-16-2004, 02:01 PM   #8
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I recommend ubuntu
Old 10-17-2004, 02:24 PM   #9
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IMHO, Knoppix 3.6 using the recommended "beginner: with HW detection" option. Boot from the liveCD, do `sudo knoppix-install` and away you go.
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Here is my Mepis

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