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Old 10-03-2008, 12:43 PM   #1
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Post Which is latest Linux OS ?

I'm looking for latest linux os(distributions). I need to install it on sata hdd with sata dvdrw.please post your names of your favorite,latest Linux Distributions.
Old 10-03-2008, 02:07 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by helixis View Post
I'm looking for latest linux os(distributions). I need to install it on sata hdd with sata dvdrw.please post your names of your favorite,latest Linux Distributions.
Please use Google to look up Linux distributions. There are lots. Enjoy.
Old 10-03-2008, 02:10 PM   #3
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personally, i'm starting to like the Fedora system. It's fast, stable and has everything i need with an install. If i do need something else, it's a simple yum install *packagename* and i get it. My second is Slackware 12.1. it doesn't have the latest and greatest software, but it still is a very fast and strong distro. others like suse and all the *buntus and even Debian, all seem so cluttered to me.but definatly check out distrowatch for ALL linux distro information.
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It looks to me like you're looking for something as easy and hassle-free as possible to install... for that, a lot of people will probably recommend Ubuntu (a distro based on Debian), so try that.
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it seems that ubuntu 8.04 and fedora 9 would do the trick, but you can always check distrowatch for more news.

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Old 10-03-2008, 02:37 PM   #6
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I think you should choose Linux
Old 10-03-2008, 02:53 PM   #7
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Check out Distro Watch
Old 10-03-2008, 03:47 PM   #8
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check out Arch. It's a rolling distro and thus it is bleeding edge (or at least, that's what it strives to be)
Old 10-03-2008, 04:28 PM   #9
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I vote Linux Mint. It's based on Ubuntu, but updates are more frequent. You not only get Ubuntu's vast software repositories, but also those specifically for Linux Mint. Mint also includes the Medibuntu repos by default, and includes non-open-source packages out of the box. You'll like it if you are more concerned with your system just working the way you want on the initial boot, rather than having to activate all the "non-free" repos to get around restrictions imposed for the benefit of those more concerned with strict adherence to the open source philosophy than with being able to play youtube or divx videos.

One of the most important aspects of Linux to me is the stability and resilience of the package management system. I've broken too many RPM-based systems trying to force install packages that rely on specific versions of libraries or other applications, which may conflict with other packages already on the system. Deb seems to resolve conflicts with significantly less effort in my experience.


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