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Old 03-25-2005, 09:39 PM   #16
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i always had problems with mandrake, it might be me... or my system......but.... its personal prefrence is what it comes down

good luck
Old 03-26-2005, 04:03 AM   #17
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varkey: I suggest you use FC3 since you know "Red Hat" and you've used it, I also use FC3 with a lightweight manager named Xfce 4.2, next to Xfce 4.2 I have installed Gnome (but I really don't need it, I only use Gnome's GDM & gdmflexiserver ), Xfce 4.2 doesn't cause any problems on FC3 and I think it's the best linux distro for you to use it, give it a try
Old 03-27-2005, 08:41 PM   #18
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^^^^ whats ur system config. is it same or similar to mine.?
Old 03-28-2005, 08:51 AM   #19
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I forgot to mention that will mail a free cd.

I believe the cd is a live cd, meaning you don't have to install it to try it out.

ubuntu is based on Debian and is getting a lot of attention.

Old 03-28-2005, 01:55 PM   #20
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you could try Fedora core 3 with a light weight environemnt such as XFCE, XFCE even comes with core three and looks very nice. Google for it to see screenshots. You can also use apt/yum for packaging which is really nice if your new, i used it when i was new and i still use it today, mabey im lazy but i would rather yum install then compile


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