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Old 09-28-2003, 09:19 PM   #1
ehsimpson
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Easy to use Linux diso


You guys talk about Knoppix, but I am unable to download it right now because their site is down. What is another easy to use version of Linux that I can install on my hard drive, and is easy enough to use that my grandparents can use.
Thanks again for the help guys. 8)
 
Old 09-28-2003, 09:28 PM   #2
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Xandros or Lindows are supposed to be very easy, but IMO are too much like windows.

The next choice would be Mandrake which is also easy, but more linuxy.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 09:35 PM   #3
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Redhat and Mandrake are insanely easy.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 09:40 PM   #4
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Try Mandrake - the config tools are better and easier to setup Samba file sharing etc
Red Hat is good too but the tools on Mdrk are better.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 06:45 PM   #5
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You can also get Knoppix and a few other distro's at linuxiso.org
 
Old 09-29-2003, 07:42 PM   #6
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You guys talk about Knoppix, but I am unable to download it right now because their site is down.
It just looks like it's down because of the software patent protest.
http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-old-en.html
http://www.knopper.net/knoppix-mirrors/index-en.html

As for easy to use Linux, I'd say look at JAMD, Mepis, Lycoris, and Mandrake, along with Knoppix.

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