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Old 12-12-2007, 07:12 PM   #1
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PC Linux

Hi, I have been experimenting with different distros and have decided to go with PC Linux, at least for next few months.

My goal is to become a an expert in Linux but with a soft learning curve. While Ubuntu seems to have more support I generally am more impressed with the layout of PC Linux and it seems to be faster on my two Pentium III machines than ubuntu and xbuntu.

Thus far I have only tried PC Linux 0.93a MiniMe for performance purposes. Unfortunately I found it fairly bare in applications.

I do need full spectrum of multimedia codecs such as mp3, avi, wav, mpeg.
I also need cd ripper and possibly audacity.
I aslo need Open Office
and wine or crossover to read windows files and work with some applications

Would it be better to install MiniMe and add to add software or install regular PC Linux or Big Daddy. Or would it matter which way I go about it.

Which would slow down my PC more.?

Thanks in advance
Old 12-12-2007, 08:35 PM   #2
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0.93a is old, PCLinuxOS 2007 is the newest one, MiniMe is the smaller one, so it seems rational that it wouldn't have lots of programs, codecs are illegal to distribute in the US of A, and other countries as well


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