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Coming close

August 23, 2009 Tyler B 1

The experiment is set to begin in less than 10 days and now is the time to settle on all of those little decisions that still need to be made.

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Delay?

August 20, 2009 Tyler B 3

If you have been following my posts on here you’ll know that the hardware I am running this experiment on is relatively new. In fact it’s so new it hasn’t even been shipped to me yet!

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Which download to pick?

August 19, 2009 Tyler B 5

Without getting into a GNOME vs KDE debate which of these do you think I should get? I’m leaning toward the DVD because as I see it the Live CD is worthless – I’m going to be installing it one way or another. Then again I’m going to have an internet connection during install, is downloading the extra 3.5GB of DVD really worth it when compared to the CD based ones?

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The Showdown: Fedora 11 vs Mandriva 2009.1

August 17, 2009 Tyler B 14

The Final Contenders

Well here we are. After a couple of weeks of research I have finally narrowed down my choice to either Fedora 11 or Mandriva 2009.1 to use during the course of this experiment. The two distros are both very mature and feature rich which makes this choice extraordinarily difficult. To help alleviate some of this I have decided to square them off head to head in a series of different areas. So without further ado let’s start this.

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The Shorter List

August 11, 2009 Tyler B 0

Debian, you are dead to me

Why its just not making the cut: As I am somewhat familiar with Ubuntu and have read about its relation to Debian, I feel as though Debian is just simply not that different.

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Narrowing it down…

August 9, 2009 Tyler B 3

I am learning quite a bit in my continued research of which Linux distro will be right for me. So far I think I have knocked out a lot of the more… exotic Linux distros and have come up with a bit of a short list with a few pros and cons to go along with them.

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The Search Begins

July 29, 2009 Tyler B 2

Picking a flavour of Linux is like picking what you want to eat for dinner; sure some items may taste better than others but in the end you’re still full.