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drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 04:21 AM
Hey to all newbies take a look at this, is a test with a couple of question to choose what distro is most suitable for you!! For my surprise in the first i get Debian and second option Ubuntu, right now im with ubunto the test is not that far away of reality,
post your results!!!



http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/index.php?firsttime=true

overdrank
October 29th, 2008, 04:33 AM
Moved to Cafe :)

cardinals_fan
October 29th, 2008, 04:36 AM
I've never liked that quiz. Polishlinux has a better one: http://polishlinux.org/choose/quiz/

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 04:41 AM
I've never liked that quiz. Polishlinux has a better one: http://polishlinux.org/choose/quiz/

Lol! same results but different order in the first
1. Debian
2. Ubuntu

and now the result was
1. Ubuntu
2. Debian...

:popcorn::guitar:

wolfen69
October 29th, 2008, 04:44 AM
1. opensuse
2. ubuntu
3. fedora
4. mandriva

i don't care for opensuse or fedora though.

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 04:46 AM
1. opensuse
2. ubuntu
3. fedora
4. mandriva

i don't care for opensuse or fedora though.

I already try fedora, but i dont feel so comfortable with it! so my main options always is going to be:
Debian: Servers
Ubuntu: Desktop / maybe servers

-grubby
October 29th, 2008, 04:52 AM
Original quiz:
1. Gentoo
2. Slackware

I've never used either, and don't plan to.

Polishlinux quiz:
1. Debian GNU/Linux
2. Gentoo Linux
3. Ubuntu Linux
4. Archlinux
5. PLD Linux

Tamlynmac
October 29th, 2008, 04:52 AM
drakeman007 Re: To all linux newbies

Lol! same results but different order in the first
1. Debian
2. Ubuntu

and now the result was
1. Ubuntu
2. Debian...

Had the same results back to back. ODD...

k33bz
October 29th, 2008, 04:55 AM
mine was
1. Fedora
2. Ubuntu
3. Suse
4. Mandriva

k33bz
October 29th, 2008, 04:57 AM
My girlfreinds results:
Freespire
opensuse
mandriva
kubuntu
linspire
pclinuxos

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 04:58 AM
My girlfreinds results:
Freespire
opensuse
mandriva
kubuntu
linspire
pclinuxos

ohhh your girlfriend uses linux too?
u are teaching her??

i tried to do it with my girlfriend but she preferes xp to install exe games :( i cant do anything hehehe

C!oud
October 29th, 2008, 05:02 AM
That quiz seems a bit outdated, as for the polish linux quiz:
1. Gentoo Linux
2. Slackware Linux
3. FreeBSD
4. Archlinux
5. Debian GNU/Linux

Never will use Gentoo doesn't interest me, as for the others I've used them all and I could easily rate them in my top four or five(can't forget NetBSD!) of my favorite OS's

dracule
October 29th, 2008, 05:04 AM
is there really THAT much of a difference?

I mean unless you are going for raw speed and want to compile everything...

k33bz
October 29th, 2008, 05:06 AM
getting her started on it, she had lent her laptop (currently running Vista), to some of her friends awhile back. They went to all kinds of porn places, and got viruses and trojans on her laptop. She has been having nothing but problems with it, even after she had her OS restored. And I am always teasing her when things go wrong with her laptop. I always tell her, ya I know whats wrong with it "What?" You are running Windoze..


So now she is starting to get fed up with Windoze just like I did a few years ago.

OutOfReach
October 29th, 2008, 05:08 AM
1. Gentoo Linux
2. FreeBSD
3. Debian GNU/Linux
4. Archlinux
5. PLD Linux

That's my polishlinux quiz.

Gentoo seems interesting, but not now.
FreeBSD, I might consider trying that.
Debian, I want to try that.
Arch Linux - I use it as my main OS. :)
PLD Linux - never heard of it

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 05:11 AM
1. Gentoo Linux
2. FreeBSD
3. Debian GNU/Linux
4. Archlinux
5. PLD Linux

That's my polishlinux quiz.

Gentoo seems interesting, but not now.
FreeBSD, I might consider trying that.
Debian, I want to try that.
Arch Linux - I use it as my main OS. :)
PLD Linux - never heard of it

Arch is debian based? uses .deb packages? or rpm?
regars!

C!oud
October 29th, 2008, 05:12 AM
Arch is debian based? uses .deb packages? or rpm?
regars!

neither, Arch isn't Debian or Red Hat based and uses the pacman package manager
check it out :) http://www.archlinux.org/

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 05:16 AM
neither, Arch isn't Debian or Red Hat based and uses the pacman package manager
check it out :) http://www.archlinux.org/

Looks a little hard for a newbie like me :lolflag: i kept with ubuntu/debian for a while heheeh

C!oud
October 29th, 2008, 05:19 AM
Looks a little hard for a newbie like me :lolflag: i kept with ubuntu/debian for a while heheeh

Once you get by the initial installation and configuration Arch becomes very easy to maintain. If you've successfully got Debian working sit down and read the beginners installation guide for Arch and it shouldn't be too bad :)

OutOfReach
October 29th, 2008, 05:22 AM
Arch isn't based on debian, neither red hat.
I actually quite like the package manager, because it is pretty easy to make your own package.

drakeman007
October 29th, 2008, 05:23 AM
Once you get by the initial installation and configuration Arch becomes very easy to maintain. If you've successfully got Debian working sit down and read the beginners installation guide for Arch and it shouldn't be too bad :)

Mmmm going to think about that when i finish my debian/ubuntu bible, trying to learn a lot of things from the ebook.

Eisenwinter
October 29th, 2008, 05:30 AM
Fedore Core.
Ubuntu.
Debian.
OpenSUSE.
KateOS (Which, after learning about the existence of, I plan to investigate).

didac
October 29th, 2008, 11:11 AM
My results:

Polishlinux:

1. Fedora
2. KateOS
3. Debian GNU/Linux
4. Slackware Linux
5. openSUSE

zegeniestudios

1. Gentoo
2. Slackware

What am I doing using Ubuntu, then?

UtopiaTheory
October 29th, 2008, 11:19 AM
I got like five questions into the Polish Linux quiz before the phrase "Quite Much" annoyed me enough to not continue...lol.

The zegeniestudios one:

Ubuntu
Kubuntu
Debian

Sounds about right...although I do love me some Slackware too.

athaki
October 29th, 2008, 11:27 AM
Polishlinux quiz results
1. Fedora
2. Gentoo Linux
3. FreeBSD
4. Ubuntu Linux
5. openSUSE

Fedora has rarely worked for me. I've never tried Gentoo though; I'm going to see what that's like in vbox. I've never tried FreeBSD either, though NetBSD was over my head. Ubuntu is my old standby :D. openSUSE is decent enough but I still personally prefer Ubuntu.

overdrank
October 29th, 2008, 11:35 AM
1. Debian
2.Ubuntu


1. Fedora
2. Ubuntu Linux
3. Debian GNU/Linux
4. Gentoo Linux
5. openSUSE
:)