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Old 04-29-2006, 07:19 PM   #16
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Ubuntu or PCLinuxOS (PCLOS). If you're spending money, then Xandros.
Old 04-29-2006, 08:49 PM   #17
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I have observed that various posters to this forum have started with just about every version under the sun.
Normally you want to look for a major distribution that has good community support that is compatable with your hardware.
Personally I rank Suse and Mandriva as somewhat equal (I prefer Suse) with Fedora as a third. Distributions such as Ubutu, Xandros, and Linspire are possibilities as are many others.
Take some time to learn about linux on a version that works for you before hopping around a lot.
Old 04-30-2006, 07:59 AM   #18
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Instead of just finding an easy distro to use does anyone know were I can find all the commands and what they do/ how to use them.
Old 04-30-2006, 08:07 AM   #19
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Yes. Right here.
Old 04-30-2006, 08:47 AM   #20
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Slight improvement for your link:
Old 04-30-2006, 03:43 PM   #21
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If you wanna learn linux hardcore you should read "RUTE User's Tutorial and Exposition" (just google it), it's a little long, but it makes for a great starting point.

Oh, and ubuntu is really friendly towards newbies, I recommend it highly.
Old 06-26-2006, 02:45 AM   #22
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You need a distro with flash videos

and support for dummies

Old 06-26-2006, 04:01 AM   #23
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For me, I had use Suse, Slackware, Mandrake and RedHat. So, from my point of view, Mandrake is the easy one to install. Slackware is not difficult once you know what to do
Old 09-26-2006, 07:15 AM   #24
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What do you think about Xandros ? I`m new in linux also. And i want to use linux and windows at the same time...
Old 11-24-2006, 05:09 AM   #25
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I'm using xubuntu and it's really nice the instalation is just adorable
Old 11-24-2006, 05:50 AM   #26
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the first linux i use is looplinux, a linux which alive in fat partition.
because it is based on slackware and i want to expertise my linux knowledge
i moving to slackware by rent the cd's.

it is incredibly gimme a great vision about linux, i become a unixist
then i meet freeBSD ... (3.x version i think) and download the minimum (very
minimum) package to download. Install it .. enjoy it ... and so on so far.
but sometimes i got a lack support from freeBSD, it is about hardware support.

next i hunt for a linux which i can download the minimal system only (without
fancy utilities) ... just system able to boot and minimal console requirements
just like freeBSD's.

hunting - hunting is never end till i found lunatix, love it but the software is
out of date. Upgrading is to complicated, so it is deprecated.

with a brave and guts ... i moving to build my own linux based on linux from scratch
i made it ... modify to fit i need ... ah ... tada Krybrig Linux is born, but not
yet distributed over internet just from hand to hand.

based on Krybrig ... i has made mini krybrig for a Point of Sale system which only
require 4Mb memory only (with ssh, wi-fi,etc.)

what is the point?
it is doesn't matter which distro you use, just learn it and you'll found what
linux you need is.

ha ha ha ... too much story ... sorry ... if it is useless


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