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Old 04-01-2002, 01:00 PM   #1
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Unhappy Help :(:(:(:(:(


Why wont Best Linux Install On My Machine - :smash: I Get Cd-Rom Warnings About Some Module Or Something :smash: And Dobnt Get no Further. If Any1 could Help , Id Be Most Obliged , As Im Using Annoying Win Xp Pro , And Have Been Dreaming Of Linux For A While Now. .:smash:

Speaking Of Which,, Which Linux Distrubution Is The Most User Friendly For Newbs ??? Any ADvice Would Be Greatly Accepted
 
Old 04-01-2002, 01:03 PM   #2
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Mandrake is what everyone tells new people to use.
 
Old 04-01-2002, 01:06 PM   #3
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Try Mandrake or RedHat, I think these will be much easier to install for you.
 
Old 04-01-2002, 01:15 PM   #4
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ah ....mandrake..i downloaded the iso before and my download manager pieced the download together wrongly..ill download it with gozilla.....coz im on dial up.....

so mandrake 8.2 i will have to download?
 
Old 04-01-2002, 02:18 PM   #5
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I think it will be the best solution. Remember that you need only one cd. 2 others are not neccessary, but there is interesting software on them.
 
Old 04-01-2002, 04:55 PM   #6
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well i think mandrake looks good..ive been reading up on it and it sure sounds good aswell....

seen as their is so many support people around here...is there anything ill need b4 i go and install mandrake 8.2?

1: any special way to burn the iso?
2: what software is on the other 2 cds?
3: is the instalation as simple as boot from cd and it works..? i had trouble with best linux not finding my cd rom drive
4: will mandrake find my cd rom drive and everything will work?


if you are able to help me but need my system setup then post and ask for it...



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