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Old 01-02-2004, 11:57 AM   #1
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Angry new to linux dont what distro to use dont no much command

i have never tried linux b4 but i find myself incontrollably drawn to it but i dont know any command lines or anything like that what would be the best distro to install i think 1 that would auto detect my hardware etc so theres no fussing about till i get the taste for linux would be ideal
p.s my system is only a p2400mhz 384 mbram and a ati 3d rage pro 4 mb
bearing this in mind anything that sucks up resources like xp w2ould be a no no all feedback well appreciated )
Old 01-02-2004, 12:05 PM   #2
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I have replied to your other post along the same lines.

Old 01-02-2004, 04:57 PM   #3
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Unfortunately distros having a user friendly installation kit are usually the most hungry of memory as well.
At the moment I'm running slackware on my laptop (celeron 400: 64 MB Ram only; KDE).
May be slack is not the simplest starting point, but if you like and have some time to waste
it could be an option.
Vector Linux has a very simple installation method and is based on slack. I've tiried it for a while and it works fine with low performance computers
Hope this helps
Old 01-02-2004, 05:32 PM   #4
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

You have a thread in Linux - Software with more replies, so I'm closing this one.
Please don't double post in the future.

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