[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.
> 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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