Re: Choosing a Linux Distro: Any & All Opinions Wanted
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 22:48:06 +0000
On Friday 18 July 2003 12:00 am, Jeff Mannion wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've been trying to make the switch from windows to Linux for
> years now. I've tried mostly Mandrake Linux as Ive always heard it
> was the easiest to install / config. Basically, I've been having
> difficulty accomplishing simple tasks such as upgrading my video
> drivers, installing some software, and other very elementary issues.
> All of these have forced me to continually return to Windows. Well,
> after another crash today due to windows, Ive had it and want to
> finally switch to Linux for GOOD. I dont need much from an OS, just
> email, web surfing, office apps, and instant messaging, all of which
> I can get under any Linux Distro. Any advice as to which one is
> easy, small (i would like it to fit in a small space, although its
> not a life or death issue). Thanks for your help, and Im sorry for
> the idiotic question.
Take a look at Vector Linux: www.vectorlinux.com It's small and
built on the Slackware distro, but uses GUI utilities for ease of
administration and configuration.
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