dante19992 wrote:no flamewars or nuthin like that
wayne128 wrote:Not going to say Best.
After trying many distros, for me those listed below stay in computers in multi boot environment
Sabayon, more bleeding edge feeling
PCLinuxOS stable, good tools
Pardus corp2, stable, a little slow, older KDE3.5 style, suitable for people who like 3.5 especially to show would be windows convert
Pardus 2011, fast, pretty, easy to configure using kaptan
Salix, fast on old computer
Mepis, fast. used it for my Master Boot loader since it used grub legacy
MALsPa wrote:"Favorites" can change over time, even from year to year. Mepis is probably my all-around favorite KDE distro, for one because it's based on Debian Stable, which I like, and also because it's usually very well put together.
I'm not sure how you define "KDE distro" since versions like Mint KDE are not really distros, are they? I consider Mint to be a GNOME distro first.
I also like PCLOS, but right now the nicest one I'm running is Fedora 14 KDE. But, again, I think of Fedora as a GNOME distro first.
As for speed, I don't know, I don't really notice much difference.
rivenathos wrote:Hmmm, well, I do not use any MIcrosoft products and could care less about Wine, so our needs are different. I just get much better stability out of Debian.
Mandriva/Mageia may be an option for you to follow-up on. Though, PCLinuxOS is a worthy contender.
dante19992 wrote:My only real issue here is speed. I literally can only do, at most, 3 or 4 tasks at once. and i have 3gb RAM and a 2.20ghz dual-core processor.
I'm not a fan of direct Debian based distros. Wine just will not work for me in them. Same with Debian itself.
wayne128 wrote:dante19992 wrote:My only real issue here is speed. I literally can only do, at most, 3 or 4 tasks at once. and i have 3gb RAM and a 2.20ghz dual-core processor.I'm not a fan of direct Debian based distros. Wine just will not work for me in them. Same with Debian itself.
I just downloaded Kanotix, 2011-03, just released, it is Debian 6 based, kde, kernel 2.6.38-5-generic.
Have not installed, just run USB stick on two computer, intel i3 and pentium4.
Have not played too much yet, first impression is Fast and good impression. did not have those issues I posts earlier in this forum..
It has wine, skype preinstalled.
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