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Old 07-24-2003, 08:06 AM   #1
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linux or bsd

Thinking of dual-booting linux or bsd with windows me.What i want is a easy to install and use OS. Planning to use as desktop machine for stuff like surfin internet, graphic manipulation, word-processing... Also which type should i use. Thx.

Btw,my com is Pentium 3, 1 something ghz 128ram and 30 gb memory.
Old 07-24-2003, 08:14 AM   #2
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Hi njk

My reccomendation as a dual boot with Windows would be Mandrake 9.1
Old 07-24-2003, 08:25 AM   #3
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You can find many threads about choosing a Linux distribution if you search for it. A good site for your reference is

For BSD, I have used only FreeBSD before so I can't say much about it. But FreeBSD works well for me I especially like to use fvwm2 as the window manager. It is highly customizable but just I still don't know how. What I know is the way to set up a wallpaper and that's all :P


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