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  1. #11
    Linux User benjamin20's Avatar
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    Oct 2004
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    ya, gentoo is a very good choice. itsonly real difference from lfs is that its all set up to start installing rather than you having to obtain the files yourself. also portage is realy powerfull and almost anyone that gets it installed loves it.
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    Feb 2004
    A word of warning LFS can be hard work but it is well worth it. Your unsserstanding of linux will greatly increase because of it

  3. #13
    Check out Vector Linux. I've been running Vector Linux 5.1.1 SOHO on my 900MHz machine for quite some time now. It really doesn't get much faster than this, and I love its Slackware foundation but with more newbie friendliness than pure Slackware.


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    How about optimizing your distro before trying another one? Fedora CAN be fast, if you are willing to put some extra effort into it. If you are not interested in that, then I'd second to use Arch. Not slower than LFS or Gentoo and easier to set up.
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    Linux Guru techieMoe's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    This thread is over a year old and I don't see any more usefulness coming out of it. Locked.
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