[sf-lug] Linux on speed...

jim stockford jim at well.com
Fri Nov 10 15:05:10 PST 2006

    i second pavel's choices: Mepis is my favorite
live CD. CentOS is my favorite install distro. I
usually have an extra copy or two of Mepis, tho'
I sell it for my cost (about $3, includes shipping).

On Nov 10, 2006, at 2:09 PM, Pavel Livchits wrote:

> Vincent:
> If you need good desktop distro, Mepis (SimplyMEPIS 6.0 on single CD) 
> is
> definitely the choice: neat, smooth, stable.
> www.mepis.org  On http://distrowatch.com/ Mepis is #4.
> I recently erased my windowze on my corporate desktop (those
> updates/restarts, explorer glitches are killing me)
> and tried several distros as a substitution: Linspire, Freespire,
> Ubuntu, Mandriva, CentOS.
> 2nd choice is CentOS. I like it as it's quite sophisticated and stable
> (but also ascetic and need 4 CDs to burn).
> I like Fedora but prefer stability over the "bleeding edge".
> --
> Pavel
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 12:52:18 -0800 (PST)
> From: vincent polite <vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] (forw) Re:  Linux on speed...
> To: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>, sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> Message-ID: <20061109205218.17193.qmail at web82812.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> Well, as usual, I do to much. I've played with RedHat and Linspire. I'm
> going to put Xandros on my laptop, probably next week.
> Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote: Hi, Vincent.  A week ago, I sent
> this post, and have seen no reply.  If you'd rather not say, that's 
> fine
> -- but I'm just really curious about which Linux distributions so far
> you've installed and tried out (or, in the case of live-CD
> distributions, just tried out).
> ----- Forwarded message from rick -----
> Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 18:02:25 -0800
> To: sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] Linux on speed...
> Quoting vincent polite (vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com):
>> To me it seems a bit overwhelming. I look at what Jim has gone through
>> to learn, and I think about my how much I would need to learn to be
>> competent and employable with it. Daunting.
> Vincent, out of pure curiosity, which distributions _have_ you 
> installed
> and tried out?
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