linux

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by trackrat, Jan 31, 2004.

  1. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    Is their a free downloadable version of a linux OS.
    I have BB, so the download will be no problem.
    Regards Alan :confused:
     
  2. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    mandrake, gentoo, slackware, suse, redhat fedora, and millions others

    http://www.distrowatch.com/

    persoanly i think gentoo is the best but for a new user mandrake 9.2 is great but if u have a basic LG cdrom it might kill it but if it is a burner or dvd rom u are fine
     
  3. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    The couple of sites I have been too are asking you to buy mandrake & redhat, can anyone post me some links to the free downloads as i have just put together a new computer and wanted to experiment with Linux.
     
  4. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    Sorry canadian divx I did not see your link.
    Thanks.
     
  5. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

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    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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  8. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    thanks

    Thanks to you all for the links, I will have a look tomorrow when I have more time to do downloads. :eek:
     
  9. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    I dropped a clanger :eek: I burned the first two redhat discs as a normal data disc instead of an iso image disc.
    Can i put these discs back in and burn another to an iso image or do I have to download them again.
     
  10. penguin

    penguin g0t r00t?

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    Just copy the ISO off of the CD's back to your HD and them burn the image.
     
  11. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    Penguin can I put the disc in the dvd player, select burn ISO image then burn it or do I have to download it to the hard drive first?. :confused:
     
  12. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    i would recommend copying it to the hard drive first.
     
  13. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    good choice but just in case i have encournted some errors with fedora with 2 network cads and some USB 2.0 by SIS and VIA, they were hulting the systems but once disabled and a USB card was entered all was good, i just thought you might want to know of this bug if u encountered it.
     
  14. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    Thanks for all your replies, I have plenty to think about now.
    Regards Alan