[PLUG] Booting Problem in Mepis: Distribution selection
vikas at techqual.com
Wed Apr 18 16:28:16 IST 2007
On Wednesday 18 April 2007 16:11, ॐ wrote:
> Basically there is not much point in switching distributions but
> amount of *specific* help you get may vary depending on userbase in
> the vicinity (I mean LUG) for distribution of you choice.
I agree. Fortunately, with internet, the userbase that can help you is spread
across the globe. Sometime back, if I recollect correct, there was a thread
on PLUG about somebody from Germany.
> I am on Mandriva for a good reason that it works for me even now, when I
have gone from power user to dumb user :-)
That is the reason I am sticking with SuSE for now on Laptop, which is my main
workstation. And Mepis did offer good collection of entertainment options,
better than Mandriva, which I was using till about a year and half ago.
> Had I got ubuntu CD with me, I might have tried it with Laptop. But
> the ubuntu I saw last time did not install KMail which is my favourite
> of few years.
You need Kubuntu for that. Kubuntu is Ubuntu with KDE. Incidentally, KMail
is favourite with me as well. I have used it with Mandriva, SuSe and also
with Mepis. If you need, I do have Kubuntu CD and can make a copy.
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