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I've had several people ask me what I think the best, top, most user friendly, ultimate, and so on distribution is--so now I'm publishing my Top 10 Linux Distributions in reverse order of preference. Ease of installation, commercial support, community support, updates, administrative tools, stability, performance, and to a lesser …

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I have a slackware 13.1 tower computer and an Ubuntu 10.04 netbook. The netbook has an Atheros AR9285 wireless adapter, and I just recently got a Netgear WG111v3 USB wireless for the tower. I got the ndiswrapper driver working for the Netgear, and I have been previously been using the …

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Hi all, I have a Pentium 4 with hyper-threading on my Slackware machine. Currently I am running the non-SMP 2.6.24.5 kernel, but I want the option to be able to boot with the 2.6.33.4 SMP kernel as well. I already have Lilo installed on my computer and have a large …

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I was urged to do this write up in the form of a new thread... so here we go! --- Installing from source on Linux is indeed about as easy as it gets (Much easier than installing a wYNd0z3 app). There are excellent tools to accomplish this in Slackware Linux …

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I am adding a secondary hard drive to my dell tower. I am wanting to duel boot Windows XP and Slackware Linux. I currently have only Windows XP on my computer, but I am not sure what formating it has on it. My question is: what format should I use …

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Hi everyone, I find myself having to administer a linux web proxy server, and I have hardly any knowledge of linux whatsoever. So far google has given me a huge helping hand, but I've come across a little problem I cannot get round, so I desperately need your help now. …

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hi all, i hope this is in the right place. im a newbie and want to gain much experience with linux as server and maybe say 2 or 3 clients, all different OS's. at my work we have lots of pc's laying around and I have the okay from my …

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hey guys. okay. i googled my a s s off and I can't find someone or a website that explains what these files mean when you download the dvd for slackware? I want to make a quadruple boot external hard drive with Ubuntu, Fedora, Slackware and CentOs on it. Basicaly …

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Welcome to the 10th installment of the Crystal Ball Sunday series. This is an exciting time to be involved with Linux because the temperature is right for some Linux vendor consolidation. In my August 22nd post, [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry3012.html"]Microsoft and Novell: Buying In or Selling Out[/URL], I subtly predicted that [URL="http://www.microsoft.com"]Microsoft[/URL] would …

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Since I check my linkbacks religiously, I noticed one of the comments over at [URL="http://www.linsux.org"]linsux.org[/URL] (An anti-Linux rant site) on my recent post, "[URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story226405.html"]5 Things You Can Do to Put Linux in the Driver Seat[/URL]" and thought I would share one of the entries with you. He wants us Linux …

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If I hadn't already known--or at least had some idea of the religious zeal I was about to face, I would have been more shocked at the response to my [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry4525.html"]2009's 10 Worst Linux Distributions[/URL] post from the other day. I now have definitive evidence that Linux is a religion--a …

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Prejudices and opinions aside, at some point in your career you'll be asked to select a viable Linux distribution for your corporate network. How will you choose? Will you use the same distribution that you use at home or will you do some research and find something that's corporate-ready? Are …

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