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Old 09-25-2015, 01:23 AM   #1
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Question Quick, simple questions (for you guys, I'll get there): is PCLINUX easier to install

Is PC-Linux a good distro for a person who wants to dabble and slowly get up-to-speed on the open, clean air Linux world?
Old 09-25-2015, 02:29 AM   #2
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First welcome to LQ!

I don't want to seem too familiar, but may I drop the d and refer to you by value, 1/137?

I am not a PC-Linux user so cannot offer any comments directly related to it. My advice would be to try it and maybe a few more, and try to find one that resonates well with you, then stick with it.

There is no "best" Linux and probably not a perfect Linux out of the box for you, so pick a good first fit and learn your way around it, ironing out wrinkles along the way. This may lead you at least near to perfection.

I would recommend that you also give Slackware a try - it is in fact perfect for me! And anyone with a name like yours should be thoughtful enough to comprehend the elegant simplicity and genius of Slackware!

Good luck!

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Old 09-25-2015, 04:26 AM   #3
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PCLinuxOS seems to be easy to install and use, should be OK for getting your feet wet. If you're happy with dabbling slowly, I second the suggestion for Slackware as the way to learn (although you can cheat and start off with one of the Salix flavours and then move to Slackware).
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PCLinuxOS is good (as are most distros). I like PCLinuxOS Magazine; I don't know of any other distro that puts out a comparable product.
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Here's my review from last year

It's one of the distros that I recommend and it's particularly aimed at the home user.


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