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Which options should I choose, I have a 64 bit processor so I was going to get 64 bit, what about WM flavor?

I prefer gnome, but that's just me. Here's a comparison. http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/kdegnome
    
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get the kde version of backtrack, its kde3 so it has the old school windows style "start" menu thats as simple as it gets really i would also go 32bit as backtrack is generally just run from a cd and if you take that same cd and throw it into a pent4 system or something... it wont boot if its 64bit only

ALSO

backtrack is not designed to be, and should not be used as an every day OS

for pen-testing its by far my favorite (although initial releases do cut out a lot of tools, r2's are good), but it does do things like default run everything as root and blah blah blah... so its good to just boot from the disc when you need it

for programming you can use something like opensuse which has a nice polished feel to it (while i dislike most of the stuff myself) or you can rock easy such as mint, or rock solid and what i use like debian should all be able to make a good dev environment for you
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Ubuntu, I guess. Everyone seems to love it.


I don't

red hat and Fedora are good
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