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Where Can Linux Be Downloaded


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#1 brentthing

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 12:02 PM

thats the question

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 12:28 PM

This Link contains links to most distro's live cd download's and by clicking on their names you go to their websites where you can download the full distro.

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 02:16 PM

hi,

i know this is a little off topic but i reccomend you get it shipped to your door

this is free if you get ubuntu

see http://shipit.ubuntu.com/

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Posted 05 August 2006 - 11:23 PM

Ubuntu is given away at most computer stores. What flavor are you looking for?
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Posted 06 August 2006 - 12:01 AM

www.linux.org

You can download most flavors of LInux there.

Edited by BlackSpyder, 06 August 2006 - 12:03 AM.

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 01:15 AM

Good download site (looks like it's temporarily down 8/6/02)
http://www.linuxiso.org/

Current Ubuntu download
http://www.ubuntu.com/download

Software packages you get with Linux (Ubuntu dapper)
http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/

With Linux you usually install software with a 'package manager' that is pre-linked to the repositories.
Here is a typical package manager called "synaptic" (my favorite).
http://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/action.html

General information (with download links)
http://distrowatch.com/

Comparison of Linux distros
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of...x_distributions
Current "beginner" distros show to be: Ark, Linspire, Mandriva, Mepis, Parsi, Puppy, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu, Xandros

Pretty pictures of Linux screenshots
http://shots.osdir.com/

Window managers and desktops available for Linux
http://xwinman.org/

Themes (skins) for your window manager
http://themes.freshmeat.net/

videos of xgl (xgl needs high end hardware)
http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=xgl

Companies selling preinstalled Linux and no-OS
http://lxer.com/module/forums/t/23168/

How to burn an ISO Image using NERO (for Windows users)
http://www.wizardskeep.org/mainhall/tutor/neroiso.html

Edited by cyber_rigger, 06 August 2006 - 01:45 AM.


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Posted 06 August 2006 - 02:45 AM

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/!INDEX.html
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/
http://www.linux.org/
http://www.linux.org/dist/download_info.html
http://www.linux.org/dist/index.html
http://www.linux.org/dist/list.html
http://iso.linuxquestions.org/
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Posted 06 August 2006 - 01:47 PM

Linux you can downlaod from - kernel.org, but you need linux distrubution, you can download it from current distro webpage.
If you wanna learn linux you can choose - gentoo or slakcware, you'll learn alot.
But if you wanna say to your friends that you use linux and be a cool guy, ubuntu is for you!

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Posted 06 August 2006 - 08:01 PM

:thumbsup: Cool is okay but if you want something you can cuddle up with and spend countless hours getting to know there is nothing as warm and fuzzy as a cute puppy. He will entertain you you for hours, and you will not get bit.
Seriuos, if you want to try one that you can run strictly from a CD\DVD including saving your created data try the multi-session Puppy Linux. 256Mb of RAM and a burner. No hard drive needed.
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Posted 10 August 2006 - 11:50 PM

for linux iso torrents go to www.linuxtracker.org

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Posted 16 August 2006 - 08:02 PM

thanks for all your replys they all helped

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Posted 18 August 2006 - 12:27 AM

I use isohunt.com to look for my linux torrents. The only distro I can really get from there is gentoo which I am seeking (x86 version).

I actually just got a new case that I threw an older dell into with a celeron @ 2.2 and 256mb etc.

I am currently in the process of finding out which distro I want to use with it. I am going to try Debian first because it is supposed to be the most like knoppix.

At any rate I know that you can get ubuntu cds shipped to you from ubuntu's website for absolutely free (they even pay shipping) for those of you who are most interested in gnome.

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 03:39 AM

Gentoo Dude!

I've found using your download manger works much faster than trying to torrent it...

You Gentoo boys crack me up...I don't think it's a bad distro or that compiling from source is bad...I just find it unacceptale that my machine would have to be down for a day and a half just to install everything...The performance gain isn't significant enough to justify that.
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Posted 07 September 2006 - 10:22 AM

pardon me for my ignorance ...... i am trying to get used to linux and has a spare desktop for installation. Anyone has any recommendations? I have limited knowledge on Redhat though. Whats a good platform to perform linux command? Whats a distro? :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 September 2006 - 02:01 PM

Slakcware, Gentoo.




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