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The Independent: The Response to my Articles on Trying Out the Linux Operating System...

Jul 18, 2003, 11:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Arthur)

"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"

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