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Subject: Re: make file help please

Re: make file help please

From: Martin Arver <martin.arver_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-03

I am not quite sure how vm-ware works, but there is a free player for
virtual machines available. There is also virtual machines available
for e.g. Ubuntu. Might be worth checking out that option as well.

On 3/3/06, Martin Arver <martin.arver@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would suggest Ubuntu as good Linux distribution. As it is based on
> Debian, the package system is imho incredibly good. Haven't used
> Fedora, but I guess that it is a .rpm based distro which as far as I
> know is not up to par with .deb. Ubuntu is also very easy to install
> and is functional straight out of the box. If your curious, you could
> always download the live-cd and try it out.
>
> On 3/3/06, mathew holton <mathew.holton@zirconsoftware.co.uk> wrote:
> > Well, I won't start arguing about Debian then. All I know is that I had
> > very little linux experience (I installed Red Hat about 7 years
> > ago...that's it) and I found it extremely amazing. Maybe other distro's
> > are just as amazing now, compared to 7 years ago. I don't know.
> >
> > Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> > > On 3/3/06, mathew holton <mathew.holton@zirconsoftware.co.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I suggest you install Linux (Debian is really easy) and use that. I
> > >>
> > >
> > > I wouldn't recommend Debian to anyone who is new to Linux. I consider
> > > myself an experienced linux user and found other distributions way
> > > more beginner-friendly.
> > > I'd recommend Fedora Core (http://www.fedora.redhat.com) for
> > > beginners. (No, I don't want to start arguing about Debian -- it has
> > > its strengths, but I really think it isn't suited for beginners)
> > >
> > > -- Dominik
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
Received on Fri Mar 3 13:10:54 2006


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