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    slackware linux versions...

    the Redhat downloads drove me insane, another failed attempt at the second .ISO file. i am going to get slackware..cuz its not 3x637MBs... can anyone recommend a version that i should get..the easiest one please...

    thank you very much

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    The Iceman Cometh
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    Aug 2001
    I'd personally go with Slackware 8.1 if you're dead set upon using Slackware. The installation's pretty clean, but it still has a steep learning curve (as any Linux does). If you want something easy, you may want to try Mandrake 8.2 . It'll be easier to start of with for a newbie.


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    get someting like getright so when u d/l it will resume if it mess's up, i got 56k and I d/l all of slackware
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    The third ISO (marked power tools) isn't really needed for a functional RH system, just Install-1 and Install-2...
    Chris Shepherd
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    Is your whole family retarded, or did they just catch it from you?

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    AntiOnline Senior Member souleman's Avatar
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    can anyone recommend a version that i should get..the easiest one please...
    When it comes to slackware, there is no such thing. I would get the most recent version of it. If you want something easy, stick with redhat or mandrake. Even debian is easier then slack, but not as easy as RH/mandrake....
    \"Ignorance is bliss....
    but only for your enemy\"
    -- souleman

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