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Re: Which version of Linux to install?

#61 Post by axur-delmeria » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:56 am

sdi-p wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:07 pm
the choices are mind boggling
I started with Mandrake a long time ago, tried Red Hat (before it became Fedora), then Ubuntu Dapper Drake (6.06 LTS) until Hardy Heron (8.04 LTS), then finally settled to Debian starting from 4.0 Etch, continuing to the present, with 9.0 Stretch. :D
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Re: Which version of Linux to install?

#62 Post by Arc » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:40 am

If you are interested in something a little more in the vein of Arch but also a little different, Void is a very nice project. I have been having a good time with it. It starts up very swiftly, even on a 5400RPM drive. Only problem I've had with it is getting a display manager to work. On some laptops, it completely hangs the system. So I just boot to a command line and use startx. I can't get my tablets to work though, I will have to figure that out this weekend.
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