View Full Version : Which version of linux
08-25-2004, 10:55 AM
I'm looking at installing linux for the first time to learn it. don't know which distribution of linux I should use. I've been looking at suse linux. Does any one have a suggestion.
08-25-2004, 10:59 AM
why dont u try knoppix linux.. Its a live boot cd. You download the ISO and burn it to a cd and boot it up and the LInux OS runs in that whole cd . I suggest this because you are trying linux for for the first time..Then use Suse linux
08-25-2004, 12:01 PM
Mandrake is the most easiest (that I've seen) to install.
RedHat probably has the most support.
I hear Gentoo is quite good if you're a control freak.
Mandrake is the easiest. Slackware is the hardest. a good place to d/l the ISO's is from linuxiso.org (http://www.linuxiso.org) .
Personally, I prefer Mandrake over Red Hat, out of those two.
08-25-2004, 01:49 PM
I've installed both Mandrake and Redhat on my laptop and I found Mandrake to be easier to install. I used both for a couple weeks and decided that Linux was not something I wanted to learn. Good luck!
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