Linux Distro Chooser - Take the Test

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    Linux Distro Chooser

    Rather simplistic really - my results were Mandriva, Fedora, Linux Mint, OpenSuSE, and Ubuntu.
     
  2. quintile

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    Open SuSE

    Fedora

    All these others say my puter's too slow...

    Kubuntu
    Linux Mint
    Ubuntu
    Debian
    Mandriva

    I used Debian and Mandriva forever,
    maybe I shouldda taken the test in English (which I am apparently still learning..:D) instead of Macedonian..
     
  3. Pedro

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    I seem to recall using this before, but i can't find it here in Wilders. It's buried somewhere.

    Debian, Kubuntu, Mandriva, OpenSuse, Mepis, Fedora.
    I wonder if they cheat with the user agent? :)
     
  4. tsec

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    Interesting... these results surprised me.

    Mepis
    OpenSuse
    Mandriva
    Kubuntu
    Fedora

    I currently use Ubuntu :) but I guess these results may have been skewed by my selection of the KDE desktop, when I started to think of my days a few years back with Mandrake :)
     
  5. Kerodo

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    My results were:

    Kubuntu
    Debian
    Linux Mint
    Ubuntu
    Ark Linux

    Pretty good match to what I actually like..... except I've never used or heard of Ark before.
     
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    Odd, but in favor - Arch, Frugal, Slack and Too. *Pedro, think Longboard!
     
  7. tsec

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    OT I know, but I thought I'd jump in and ask a question while a few folk are looking at this thread :)

    I currently have Ubuntu 9.04 dual booting with Vista Home Premium.

    Are there any problems with installing another distro straight over the top of the Ubuntu? Will there be any issues with the loader or anything else? Am thinking I might have a look at the Mepis or Mandriva.

    TIA

    Cheers :)

    (Sorry for the off topic Q ;)
     
  8. ahriman

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    Gentoo and Slackware for me. Fits pretty well. It's been a few years since I used Gentoo.
    But just recently returned to Slackware.:)
     
  9. Ocky

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    Apologies - didn't realise this was posted before, but now at least it's in the
    right forum. :)
     
  10. Murderlove

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    100%:Kubuntu, Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Mandriva, OpenSuSE
    90%: Fedora, Debian,

    While I have not tried all of them Ubuntu has my preference.
     
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    100% for Ubuntu, Mint and Debian for me.
     
  12. Beavenburt

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    Arch, Gentoo and Slackware.

    I'm currently using Arch, so spot on.
     
  13. Mrkvonic

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    Like Nick, got Ubuntu, Mint and Debian ... :)
    Mrk
     
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    It depends on what bootloader you are currently using and how you overwrite the Ubuntu. If you are using Grub then the new distro should just create a new Grub with no problems. If you are using Vista's bootloader, then you have to be sure that the new distro installs Grub to its own partition and not the MBR.
     
  15. Pedro

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    You shouldn't apologize, i was just trying to remember so i can look at my results then.
    GlobalForce, i don't think that's the one :p but i appreciate the help as always.
     
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    GlobalForce, that's some Fravia skills!
    That's the one, where Mrk couldn't find a match :D
     
  18. tsec

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    Grub here. Thanks for the reply.

    Since writing my initial question above, I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu over the top of the previous installation. It went off without a hitch.

    But I will soon try another distro as despite my love of Ubuntu, Ubuntu does not love my HP DV6 laptop - I am having major issues (like many) with audio o/p from the machines in-built speakers :(
     
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    Good - glad you found it so.
     
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    100% Slackware and a couple of others. My preferred distro is Slackware and is what I have used since Slackware came out.
     
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    I got 100% on these:
    Debian
    OpenSuSE
    Mandriva
    Linux Mint
    Ubuntu
    Fedora


    Have been using Ubuntu for quite some time now.
     
  25. demonon

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    Haha,

    Apparently no distros for me!
     
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