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Old 06-15-2004, 03:48 AM   #1
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Talking Mandrake 10 redhat core 2


Mandrake 10 or core 2


im going to buy one of these hmmmmmmmmm but.... whic

i have knoppix 3.2

im used to windows

im a windows hacker

i like to have a nice looking desktop

im in to c++



i want to doul boot

i have been hearing a lot about core 2 killing windows
i have xp

hmmmmm

what do you think ill shoud get?
 
Old 06-15-2004, 04:26 AM   #2
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Mandrake! If your torn between ANYTHING else and Mandrake then get Mandrake. It's nearly the most foolproof install and seems to support more hardware natively than anything else (less fussing with drivers, configuring hardware and so on). Mandrake is also a RH derivative so installing packages and such is identical to actually having a RH distro. And if you like the automatic "updates" that Red Hat (at least ver. 8 and up) and MS-Windows have you'll like Mandrake cause they have it too. Hacking and programming will also be more enjoyable with Mandrake cause you will be working more on your projects than fiddeling with your OS. But, then again, that's just my OPINION! If you're hard-core into Linux then you probably would be looking at Slackware, Debian or a BSD variant but you didn't say you were considering any of them so go with Mandrake. You get support and most importantly GIVE support when you purchase a Linux distro and Mandrake is probably one of the best you can get. Do it NOW!
 
Old 06-15-2004, 10:55 AM   #3
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does Mandrake have every thing redhat has?
 
Old 06-15-2004, 11:27 AM   #4
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well if you have a knoppix disc why don't you just do a hard drive install of it? I've used red hat and knoppix and I must say Knoppix is by far 56 times better than red hat.... everything i have heard of Mandrake is nothing but red hat jr.
 
Old 06-15-2004, 11:46 AM   #5
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thanks too all your posts and the searches i did im certain that i will use Mandrake 9.2 or up
mostly because there saying that it is foolproof and the GUI is easier, thats the one i will
use untill i have more knowledge of it before changing to something more harder
(if i ever change once i have it setup that is)
i did order mandrake 9.2 but requested 10.0 the cd-r's i spent on the iso has by far exceeded
the cost of the order

nice 1 guys

Regards Deagle
 
Old 06-15-2004, 01:41 PM   #6
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any one else
 
Old 06-15-2004, 02:21 PM   #7
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depends what you want

Mandrake is fantastic for newbies, its all very easy to use, looks good etc.
Redhat is one of the more common ones so support may be easier to get hold of, and extra packages etc. though mandrake has a very good mandrake cooker.

If you still use xp don't use fc2, as to fix this problem is quite complex to fix.

Do you want oto use gnome or kde, as mandrake is kde centric as redhat is gnome centric
www.kde.org
www.gnome.org

I would recomend installing mandrake, for now get a feel for linux, then see if there is a system that meets your needs better.

SuSE is very easy to use, comes with every package under the sun, www.suse.com

Tom
 
  


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