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#1 ComputerWhizz7

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 03:21 PM

Hi folks,

I just want to know what you would recommend to others concerning linux.

I enjoy fedora core but what do YOU think? :thumbsup:

I was also thinking Linux would be good for a server so what version of linux would be easiest to setup for a server, to serve windows and linux machines? I intend to use Webmin aswell because I will be unloading the GUI so my network can use the power of the small server system.

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 10:24 AM

PCLinuxOS has been the easiest distro to install and use.
http://www.pclinuxos.com/news.php
I previously used Mandrake from 8.2 up to 10.0 then went looking for something else.
I tried RedHat, Suse, Yopper, Knoppix, DSL, Puppy and while they were all good they
just didn't suit my needs.

As far as the server goes I use tiny sofa:
http://www.tinysofa.org/
Small, secure and very easy to install and admin.
From the time you insert the CD until a running server is about 15 minutes.

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#3 ComputerWhizz7

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 03:59 PM

Thank you very much! :thumbsup:
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Posted 02 November 2006 - 04:12 PM

Gentoo was my absolute favorite linux to use. Unfortunately my sound card wouldn't work with it so now I'm using Mepis. I also liked using SuSE quite a bit and am hoping to use that when I build my new computer. The thing I liked about Gentoo was the fact that it's very solid, and also it's a wonderful learning experience, especially installation.
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Posted 11 February 2007 - 03:54 PM

Mandrake sucks really, I was using SUSE, it's a pretty good distro but they are dealing with microsoft and they also don't provide all security patches if you don't have the corporate desktop version. I'm trying desktopbsd, and wanting to try pcbsd. Really bsd is better but not much support for drivers and programs but they have got many linux programs working on bsd. freebsd is uses ports which are programs. They have I believe over 10 000 right now. BSD boots and shuts down faster and some program it runs faster than on linux.

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Posted 12 February 2007 - 05:47 PM

Ark Linux. Easy and fast to install and use.
http://www.arklinux.org

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 08:00 AM

any flavor of debian, or recently I've been playing with sabayon a bit and I like it a lot.




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