Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Linux
- Tim Fairchild wrote:
> On Friday 13 Aug 2004 10:59, neonixuser wrote:yeah, Mandrake is generally considered best/easiest for newbies.
> > More of a personal opinion poll really but I have had some trouble
> > with Red Hat FC 2 install so I was wondering what distro's were really
> > the best for newbies home, single computer use? (I know there are a
> > ton of distro's claiming to be great for n00bs but there has to be
> > some distro better than another). Thanks.
> For an install and go linux that won't hold you back down the track
> the pick
> is probably Mandrake.
However, I just installed fc2 and had no problems. A lot less than when
I installed rh9 and Suse. Although that could just be that I've had
more experience with it now! =P
- --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, Richard Gagnon <richg_1998@y...>
> You might think of buying "Moving to Linux, Kiss the Blue Screen ofDeath
> Goodbye" by Marcel Gagne. I just bought it from Amazon.com for24.95, free
> shipping over 25.00. I added another book to bring it over 25.00. I justA cd with
> started with a Lindows configured computer and the book helps me with
> terminology that forum users can throw at you.
> It is very nice for noobies as it transitions from windows to Linux.
> knoppix is included. Some screen shots to help. The book coversinstalling red
> hat, mandrake, suse,and knoppix. You need the cds for the firstthree but
> instructions are given to help you. The equivalent info might be onthe web but
> I have not found it.Thanks for the advice everyone. I will look into the book and give
> I have tried knoppix 3.4 on a live cd and it is great.
> Good luck.
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mandrake a shot.