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    Which disto???

    Hi there all in the linux community,

    I have worked with M$ software for the last eight years. For the first time I have a spare PC and want to try out linux.

    I have no experience of linux or unix so whilst being advanced with M$ software I am coming to this as a newbie.

    What recommendations do you have for which distribution I should go with? I have downloaded the mandrake 9.1 isos and redhat 9 isos? Is one better that the other? Is there a better disto for a newbie?

    Replies much appreciated...

    delarmi :o

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    Personally, I prefer RedHat before Mandrake any day, but there are several opinions on that. We are currently discussing this in a neighboring thread. You can find it here:

  3. #3
    Linux Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Ontario, Canada
    yeah, i would take RH over MKD too.

    for my opinion, see "my humble opinion on linux distros" on the guide link below.

    it is just that though - an opinion and everyone has their preferences.

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  5. #4
    Linux User
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Minnesota, USA yes.....
    i came into the linux world about 6 months or so ago. and i started with mandrake and it was a wonderful thing till i came upon slackware would have been brutal on me had i been new. but since i knew basic **** about linux. it wasnt so bad andnow i love it.

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