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Linux Distribution Test

Postby MagnusB on Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:50 pm

http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/
Find out what distribution suits your needs :) Only to sad Mint is not included, but somehow both Freespire and Linspire is included? Anyway, I got OpenSuSE, Mandriva, Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora (Strangely, the only one I have not tried of those is Debian..).
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Re: Linux Distribution Test

Postby NoClue! on Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:33 pm

Well I have to question the validity of that exercise. They pulled Fedora first for me, which is the distro most likely never to see a hard drive near me. Mandriva, Ubuntu, Opensuse and Debian are all safe choices. Mandriva 2008 is very impressive, they seem to have turned a corner over there. One of only a small handfull of distros to boot on my geforce 7050 board, even Mint has to boot in safe graphics mode but installs perfect.
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Re: Linux Distribution Test

Postby deadguy on Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:34 pm

I already know which distro suits MY needs........

Linux Mint!!!!!!!!!!!!! :wink:

(opensuse was what the test selected for me!)
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Re: Linux Distribution Test

Postby MagnusB on Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:56 pm

deadguy wrote:I already know which distro suits MY needs........

Linux Mint!!!!!!!!!!!!! :wink:

(opensuse was what the test selected for me!)

I find Mint similar to OpenSuSE GNOME, at some points (mintMenu and Control Center). Mint has just improved at some point, but still there are areas where I find OpenSuSE better.. :) But OpenSuSE lacks support for laptop LCD panels, so none of my laptops are able to adjust the brightness running OpenSuSE..
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Re: Linux Distribution Test

Postby deadguy on Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:31 pm

MagnusB wrote:
deadguy wrote:I already know which distro suits MY needs........

Linux Mint!!!!!!!!!!!!! :wink:

(opensuse was what the test selected for me!)

I find Mint similar to OpenSuSE GNOME, at some points (mintMenu and Control Center). Mint has just improved at some point, but still there are areas where I find OpenSuSE better.. :) But OpenSuSE lacks support for laptop LCD panels, so none of my laptops are able to adjust the brightness running OpenSuSE..


OpenSuse Gnome sounds interesting!!

I'll have to try it :D
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