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Re: Getting rid of M$



thks alot Duncan...=)

cheers,

mickey

----- Original Message -----
From: "duncan brown"
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 22:19:44 -0400 (EDT)
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Subject: Re: Getting rid of M$

> Chee Kiong Ong said:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I'm a total newbie to linux, hope u guys will pardon me for my
> > ignorance.... I've heard alot about linux and read up on many websites
> > that tells of why linux is better then M$ windows and i'll decided to
> > try it out for myself..
> > However, there is at the moment so many distribution of linux to choose
> > from, i would greatly appreciate it if anybody can provide me with some
> > advice to start with.
> >
> > My main concern would b which distribution would be the best and where
> > and how can i get it?
> >
> > Thanks alot,
> > mickey
>
& gt; mickey,
> alot of people feel that redhat/fedora is one of the most user friendly
> distributions around. mandrake is also extremely friendly, you can
> download both for free from
>
> http://fedora.redhat.com
> http://www.mandrake.com
>
> the latest version of the fedora core desktop is comming out in only 6
> days, so you may want to hold off on downloading the disc images until
> then.
>
> you can download .iso files from any of the mirrors listed on the web
> pages for the distributions.
>
> if you're unfamiliar with burning .iso files to a disc, download nero
> burning rom from tucows.com. once you have that installed, just double
> click on the .iso file you downloaded and it'll start a session to burn
> the image to a disc.
>
> this is assuming that you have a cd burner and a broadband connection,
> otherwise you can go ogle for websites that'll burnt he discs for youand
> mail them to you for a minimal cost (us $2 per disc, about)
>
> -d
>
> +( duncan brown : duncanbrown linuxadvocate net )+
> +( linux "just works" : www.linuxadvocate.net )+
>
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