"Debian is a pain to install, but no one in their right mind
would recommend it to a beginner. You suggest at the end of the
article that you're going to go on and install other distributions
Red Hat and Mandrake were both mentioned. Either of these
would be a sensible choice but make sure you try Knoppix. Debian is
at one end of the installation-ease scale and Knoppix (which is
based on Debian) is at the other.
"www.linuxemporium.co.uk; Knoppix is available
for £2.50 on the site John Winters, Linux Emporium (and dozens of others)
"I am part of a user group with a mailing list that provides
help to those who want to use Linux. If you want to join, log on to
http://www.b-lux.org. Sibusiso Xolo"