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Old 03-02-2005, 04:25 AM   #1
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best linux distro for my system?

.....what would be the best or really good linux distro for my comp....a distro that is fast, really stable, and is easy/quick to install and is easy to install other software on it or comes with the software...... my comp specs:

AMD K6-2 500Mhz Processor
really good video and monitor (idk the exact, its onboard video)it might b 8MB

Old 03-02-2005, 04:41 AM   #2
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debian sarge, installed as base system with netinstaller, then followed by manual installation of x-server and xfce?
Old 03-02-2005, 06:08 AM   #3
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Try reading

There are many good distro's but the best way to choose is to check out a few and see for yourself. As soon as you ask the which distro question you will have a bunch of people with hands in the air saying mine is better, and all of them having legitimate reasons.

Try a few and do a bit of readng on what different distros have to offer.
Old 03-02-2005, 08:01 AM   #4
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SimplyMEPIS is the best!

Go for SimplyMEPIS! Its the BEST!
Contains evrything u need to throw away Windows!
U can try Yoper too! But MEPIS is the BEST!
It has amazing hardware detection...

Hope this helps..

Take care
Cool Blue
Old 03-02-2005, 09:21 AM   #5
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Try SuSE, it is porbably the most user friendly and easy to use out there.
Old 03-02-2005, 09:30 AM   #6
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You could do as pevelius suggested.
You should not install SuSE onto a system with 64 MB RAM. In this case, you should use Slackware-based VectorLinux - or Slackware itself with Fluxbox or XFCE as the window manager. Slack requires a bit of knowledge, though.

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