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Over the past couple of weeks, I have tried installing both Mandriva and Fedora Core 4, and ran into problems with both. My ethernet card wouldn't work in Mandriva and ...
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- 11-18-2005 #1
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- Sep 2004
SUSE is great
- 11-18-2005 #2
Glad you found one that works for you. That's perhaps the one task most arduous for those new to Linux.Registered Linux user #270181
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- 11-18-2005 #3
Always nice to see a happy user. I agree, by the way. In the beginning, I was really attracted to SuSE because it felt easy to install and use.
- 11-18-2005 #4
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- Feb 2005
- Luton, England, UK, Earth
I have been using Linux for about 6 months now, just chose me distro, after 5 months on slack it took me to realise that it was the best for me
- 11-18-2005 #5
Suse is great for newbies. As I like to believe, with Suse you could probably plug your toaster in and Suse would do something with it . Wait, that task has been taken on by the NetBSD team already...
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- 11-18-2005 #6
Re: SUSE is greatOriginally Posted by i2kdave
There are horses for courses, as we say back home!Registered Linux user #388328 || Registered LFS user #15880
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- 11-18-2005 #7
I've used many distros but I've never tried suse ... I looked it over the last time I wanted to fill a spare partition with something, but it appeared that I needed to get the full set of cd's for an install.
If someone can confirm for me that there's a way to do a net install (or if only the first cd is strictly necessary to get going, which I think is probably the case), I'll give it a shot next time.
I really dislike downloading a full distro when I end up upgrading everything after the install anyway ...noobus in perpetuum
- 11-18-2005 #8
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- Jun 2005
Since I'm a perfectionist I found choosing a distribution very difficult, however, realising a perfect solution is hardly viable (I think LFS would enable you to get as close to perfect as possible) I decided on Slackware.
Congratz on finding the distribution which is right for you.
- 11-18-2005 #9
Firstly, congragts to i2kdave for presevering until finding a distro which works perfectly for him.
Originally Posted by eerokLife is complex, it has a real part and an imaginary part.
- 11-18-2005 #10
Ah, ok, thx. If I know there's a netinst out there, then I'll find itnoobus in perpetuum