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Old 01-03-2004, 11:18 PM   #1
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Don't know which to use please help

Hi, I am new to this linux forum.

My computer is a PII 350Mhz Compaq DeskPro with 128MB of ram, I have windows ME on it currently, but want to know which is the best linux os to get. I see there are different types but am not sure which one to choose? And how would I go about putting the linux os on my computer? Please if anyone could point me in the right direction I would appreciate it. Thank you.
Old 01-03-2004, 11:23 PM   #2
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This is one of the most frequently asked questions, and there is no right answer.

I would suggest you get ahold of the boxed version of Mandrake or SuSE, since they both come with printed manuals for installation.

Old 01-03-2004, 11:36 PM   #3
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Thank you steve. Reason I'm asking is because I am looking at this website

someone told me I can get it for free the linux os but at that website, but I don't know how you download it. Any answers to that also. I'm thinking of going with the mandrake.
Old 01-04-2004, 12:36 AM   #4
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Hello and Welcome

You want to download the ISO images and create CD's from the ISO's.


I also like to go to and order CD's for like $6.00.



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