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

n3tfire's Avatar, Join Date: Jun 2009
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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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SaswatPadhi's Avatar, Join Date: May 2009
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Fedora is good
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n3tfire's Avatar, Join Date: Jun 2009
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Ok thanks for the reply I'll try it out.
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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Ubuntu is also very good one.
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pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
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Ubuntu is the best!
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n3tfire's Avatar, Join Date: Jun 2009
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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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pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
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Burn the Ubuntu image on a disk and boot from it.
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SaswatPadhi's Avatar, Join Date: May 2009
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Originally Posted by pradeep View Post
Ubuntu is the best!
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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pradeep's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2005
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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.