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Old 07-19-2007, 04:10 AM   #1
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Does anyone recommend one for someone who's only been on windows? I'm just looking for something basic, but not completely trivial to learn
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Old 07-19-2007, 04:57 AM   #2
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U/K/Xubuntu, SuSE, Fedora, Debian, Mandriva, Mepis, Mint, Ark...

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Old 07-19-2007, 06:34 AM   #3
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Do you know of any that put less emphasis on a GUI, and more on a command prompt?
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Old 07-19-2007, 07:12 AM   #4
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> Do you know of any that put less emphasis on a GUI, and more
> on a command prompt?

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Old 07-23-2007, 07:48 PM   #5
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> Gentoo
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That looks good, thanks a lot.

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Old 07-23-2007, 07:57 PM   #6
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> That looks good, thanks a lot.

Brad was kidding. Gentoo's definitely not for a beginner. I second Cornellius' recommendation for Ubuntu.
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Old 07-24-2007, 01:14 AM   #7
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> I second Cornellius' recommendation for Ubuntu.

I'll third that. I'd probably be enjoying Ubuntu more, were it not for the fact that I'm trying to use it on Chihiro (possibly the only PC I've ever found that has passive-aggressive personality disorder).
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Old 07-25-2007, 01:36 AM   #8
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> > I second Cornellius' recommendation for Ubuntu.
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> I'll third that

I'll, um, fourth that. I use Kubuntu for my main OS which is Ubuntu with KDE
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Old 07-25-2007, 02:01 AM   #9
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He said he wants emphasis on command line instead of a GUI. I second Gentoo.

(edit: and when Gentoo makes you cry, go install Ubuntu [img]smilies/magbiggrin.gif[/img])
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Old 07-25-2007, 03:46 AM   #10
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I realize that I'll have to slowly raise myself up to Gentoo status. I'm up for it.
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