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 Distro-Junkie settling PCLinuxOS P8

I have been using a lot of different GNU/Linux distributions during the past one-and-a-half years. I started with so called “newbie friendly” distributions such as SuSE, Mandrake or Fedora Core.

I wanted more, started playing with Debian, Slackware, Arch, Gentoo and some others that required more than just navigating through GUIs. It was a great experience and indeed a steep learning curve. I would not say that I am a guru now, but I know my way around.

Lately, I started looking at distributions that “just work out-of-the-box”. There are quite some products of this kind so it should not be hard to pick one that fits my needs, I thought. However, if you don't want to spend your hard earned money buying a GNU/Linux operating system, there will not be many left too choose from. Of course you can do a SuSE ftp installation (limited updates), download Fedora Core or Mandrake, but even then you will have to install some software, such as multimedia codecs or Java yourself. Read More @ LinuxTimes.Net

 (Submitted by Editor Sat Feb 5, 2005 )


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