[K12OSN] OT: best distro for laptop

"Terrell Prudé, Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Fri Jan 14 01:22:25 UTC 2005

aust_txv at ACCESS-K12.org wrote:

> I have used three distro's in the last few months on two laptops.  
> Mandrake 10.0 comminuty, Fedora 3, and SuSe 9.1. Currently running 
> fedora 3 but I think I am going back to Mandrake due the speed of 
> package updates.  I am not married to it or anything.  SuSe 9.1 from 
> what I read is OK, but 9.2 is better for a laptop.  I have not tried 
> Mandrake 10.1 yet.  I must agree with Lee, Fedora 3 was pretty 
> friendly and easy to install.  I don't use wireless and battey life is 
> not an issue.  I am looking for the fastest package updates so I can 
> run the latest Gimp 2.x.x. and Blender.  Debian maybe ?  Thanks.
> FYI  fedora 3 and Suse 9.2 Professional on laptops.
> http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=8885
> Tom Ventresco.

I run SuSE Linux Pro 9.2 on my laptop, and everything works 
perfectly--wireless, video, sound, you name it.  Also easy to use.  My 
hardware is a Dell Latitude P4 1.7GHz.


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