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What is the best linux??

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skauch

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#1
I wanted to know your opinion about the best linux, like red hat or mandrake or anything else your running. I want to install one on my machine with windows XP.
 

scsa20

Simonsoft Network
#2
I'm running Mandrake, it's pretty good... Red Hat is more for those that know Linux by heart because it's that advance... so if your new to linux, get Mandrake.
 
#4
For n00bs, either get Red Hat or Mandrake, they both are pretty much the same thing, after you get good with that then try out the others.

Linux really is a personal chioce kind of OS, some peps like this one and others like that one.

 
#6
I really like Lycoris Desktop/LX ... behaves and looks a lot like Windows XP, but with all the features of Linux, of course.

www.lycoris.com
Go check out some screenshots. You'll fall in love with it at first sight :p
 

xsivforce

Prodigal Son
#7
I installed Lycoris a little while back to check it out. Very easy install, very XP-like. And one of the best "Matrix" style screensavers I've seen. Only drawback is that it takes more resources to run than other distros.
 
#12
I just installed Mandrake 9.0 last night along with win98 and winxp all on the same drive. It works well. Just have a partition or drive free and it'll install no problem!

The only thing I could do without is the dual-dual boot thing. I turn on the PC, it goes to LILO. From there I choose Linux or windows. Then I get to the windows bootloader that lets me choose between win98 and winxp. A bit of a pain, but I set the default for LILO to go to Windows so it will eventually go into winXP by itself if left alone for about 10 seconds.

I tried Redhat a while ago, but thought Mandrake's install was a little bit better IMO. But Linux itself is about the same. You get basically all the same packages.
 

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