[PLUG] Please suggest me a GNU/Linux distribution

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 09:01:22 PDT 2010


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.

-aditya



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