[PLUG] Please suggest me a GNU/Linux distribution

Arun Tomar tomar.arun at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 00:14:52 PDT 2010


On Tuesday 08 June 2010 11:11 AM, म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 9:46 PM, Aditya Godbole<aag.lists at gmail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Pankaj Kumar<pankaj at glug4muz.org>  wrote:
>>      
>>> Hi all,
>>>   Please suggest me a GNU/Linux distribution for a PC having following
>>> configuration:
>>>
>>> Processor : VIA Samuel 2
>>> Speed: 796.32 MHz
>>> RAM:  512 MB
>>>
>>> The suggested GNU/Linux distribution MUST have at least following packages
>>> available in it by default:
>>>
>>> 1. KDE
>>> 2. C/C++/Java Support
>>> 3. LAMP Support
>>> 4. Quanta Plus
>>> 5. Open Office
>>> 6. Desktop Publishing Support
>>> 7. All audio and video codecs
>>> 8. VLC
>>> 9. All other standard components of GNU/Linux distribution
>>>        
>> Slackware comes close, except maybe on the audio codecs front. What
>> exactly do you mean by 'all audio codecs'?
>>
>>      
>>> Please don't suggest URL for installation of additional packages. I want such
>>> an installation DVD which should contain ALL these packages BY DEFAULT.
>>>        
>> That depends on what audio codecs you want. None of the free
>> distributions will ship with proprietary codecs on their installation
>> disks.
>>      
> By specifying GNU/Linux distribution you already chose Debian/Ubuntu
> and likes...
>
> :-)
>
> If you are looking for *Linux* distribution then there are others like
> Mandriva, Slackware and many more...  :-)
>
> Slackware has historical significance of being the first ever Linux
> distro and it would be wise to read "The Slackware Philosophy" and
> history to understand thing from it's perspective also if you have
> inclination to understand more...
>
>    

look at sabayon. especially the dvd. it has everything you need. i 
guess, the only thing that you need to install would be vlc.

arun.



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