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I would recommend SLAX linux, its specifically meant for portable media solutions.
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post #12 of 19
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I would recommend SLAX linux, its specifically meant for portable media solutions.
That's what Porteus is based off of and the reason it came to be is because SLAX is without active development since Tomas isn't able to work on it anymore.
     
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It's very good, but doesn't have Flash support builtin (and, if memory serves, lacks mp3 support out-of-the-box - might be video support though)
See my Linux Software Guide if you want these.
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That's what Porteus is based off of and the reason it came to be is because SLAX is without active development since Tomas isn't able to work on it anymore.
Its been updated
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thanks guys, my netbook managed to boot into ubuntu, although i was a bit unnerved by the whole 'try ubuntu' thing and the fact that it toldme there was limited driver support. at least i got it working though, thats a plus. i'll go home and give slax and porteus and try. i downloaded linuxmint as well, how good is that?
    
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Its been updated
Really? 7 came out? When?
     
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Really? 7 came out? When?
thought it had been, apparently its user managed now :/

oh well, i member slax back in 2004, so cool

http://www.slax.org/forum.php?action...parentID=70793
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thanks guys, my netbook managed to boot into ubuntu, although i was a bit unnerved by the whole 'try ubuntu' thing and the fact that it toldme there was limited driver support. at least i got it working though, thats a plus. i'll go home and give slax and porteus and try. i downloaded linuxmint as well, how good is that?
It's very good - it's basically Ubuntu with 3rd-party software like Flash pre-installed. It's got nicer artwork too

Edit: For the netbook, I'd recommend the XFCE or LXDE version if you can get it, it'll run smoother
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It's very good - it's basically Ubuntu with 3rd-party software like Flash pre-installed. It's got nicer artwork too

Edit: For the netbook, I'd recommend the XFCE or LXDE version if you can get it, it'll run smoother
Linuxmint runs really good, i like it. I just have to get around getting my wifi working and i'll be happy ;D
    
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