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Old 08-05-06, 11:05 AM   #23
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Default Re: Choosing a Distro

Originally Posted by Badboy_12345
but still the best distro for beginner which almost no one agrees with is gentoo and distros like it..
U learn so much about linux and how it functions just by installing gentoo..
I beg to differ. You know, the definition of "the best distribution" depends greatly on your goals. Gentoo/LFS is hardly a choice for someone who just wants a safe and functional operating system. For those who want to spend their time tweaking the OS, sure, all sorts of do-it-yourself distros are just great.

I for one couldn't be bothered to compile my software myself without a good reason anymore. I've grown out of that stuff. ;-)

To emphasize my point: all distros have their target group. There is no "one size fits all" -distro.
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