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Old 07-05-2009, 07:33 PM   #1
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: USA
Distribution: Mandrake, Knoppix
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Linux Calculate, has anyone used this Gentoo based distro?

My criteria is that ANY distro will be laptop friendly. Most are not. many contortions have to be made to get the OS to finally be able to work in. a wireless environment. It should be as easy as PCLinuxOS to setup wireless. I can setup PCLinuxOS in just a little more than 5 minutes, in a secure wep environment.

Now for my question, can Linux Calculate do the same thing? Or is it another one of those distros that runs real well in a desktop Ethernet-only setup environment?

I've been through a lot of distros, in my search for easy installable laptop friendly distros. And what I found, they are far and few in-between.

This machine has an AMD Turion 64 chip. An Nvidia graphics card, and an Atheros wireless card. If the codecs and related applications are present in this distro, it should be a breeze to setup WIFI. If not, then I intend to keep on looking for another distro that offers that quality.Can Linux Calculate provide me with that quality, using a KDE GUI manager?

Old 07-05-2009, 10:06 PM   #2
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Location: Illinois
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Go to and see if there are any reviews over there for that distro.


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