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I'm going to be running a linux box soon...

Discussion in 'Linux' started by n3tfire, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. n3tfire

    n3tfire New Member

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    Hey I'm just wondering wut is a good version of linux i should run on my old computer I know a couple liek ubuntu and others thanks.
     
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    Ok thanks for the reply I'll try it out.
     
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    Ubuntu is also very good one.
     
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    ok I'm going to try out a couple of these just 1 other question when I burn the iso image to a disk will I have to run when I start my computer up or when xp is already running and I just pop in the disk ?
     
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    Burn the Ubuntu image on a disk and boot from it.
     
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    I don't agree.

    Ubuntu is good for beginner to intermediate linux users.
    Power users will prefer Gentoo or Slackware.
    Gentoo is best for geeks (like me)! :)

    If you are a CSE student, you should probably go for Gentoo, as you can compile it from source.
     
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    I personally prefer Free BSD for power users! Ubuntu is the best when it comes to ease of use. At work I work on CentOS.
     
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    I have heard a lot about FreeBSD, may be I will try it in near future. :)
     
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    I have heard CentOS is best for servers.
    Some say Arch Linux is best for power users.

    Obviously opinions vary !
     
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    i have been using fedora for about 2 years now, and i have not had a problem with it. if you have never used a unix system before it will probably take some time to get used to but i think you will probably take a liking to it.
     
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    Thanks guys for telling me all these different I'm going to try Ubuntu.
     
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    I agree that CentOS is best for servers .
     
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    howz linux mint and red hat?
     

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