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Are you sure you wanna go full linux? Setting up RAID for linux is gonna piss you off, I mean it.

I guess if you really wanna then start off with ubuntu, or if you don't care about difficulty then try kororaa linux. http://kororaa.org/static.php?page=documentation
is it just the screens i looked at or does it actually look like vista lol

EDIT: nm google images was useless, but i found it
post #12 of 40
I would recommend Ubuntu 7.04 because I had to go thought alot of stuff just to get 1440x900!!!!. Than I had to a few stuff again to get Desktop effects enabled again. (<- More than 1 Hour in total). SO I wouldn't Think about all the other linux OS that are more harder than Ubuntu

Wine was easy to Install but not all games support it
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I would recommend Ubuntu 7.04 because I had to go thought alot of stuff just to get 1440x900!!!!. Than I had to a few stuff again to get Desktop effects enabled again. (<- More than 1 Hour in total)

Wine was easy to Install but not all games support it
hahahaha, i had so much trouble getting it to 1680X1050 I figured it out tho, i found a program that downloaded and installed my ati driver i think it was called hive

Edit: it was called envy... which is wickid!
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hahahaha, i had so much trouble getting it to 1680X1050 I figured it out tho, i found a program that downloaded and installed my ati driver i think it was called hive
Well I had jester to save me

We had to go ternimal and type something in and it came up like a old style Doom 1 setup screen. Than you go thought Video, Keyboard, Mouse, Chipset, Screen, Screen Reslution, Screen Size. It fixed my problem
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Well I had jester to save me

We had to go ternimal and type something in and it came up like a old style Doom 1 setup screen. Than you go thought Video, Keyboard, Mouse, Chipset, Screen, Screen Reslution, Screen Size. It fixed my problem
your refresh rates probably were not set in X11.conf
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your refresh rates probably were not set in X11.conf
nope that's the first thing I did. added 1440x900 from 1440x1440 and nothing after Crtl + Alt + Backspace. Than jester was like do this and after going though the terminal it worked
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nope that's the first thing I did. added 1440x900 from 1440x1440 and nothing after Crtl + Alt + Backspace. Than jester was like do this and after going though the terminal it worked
not resolution, refresh rate
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not resolution, refresh rate
o there was 53hz, 55hz and 60hz on 1440x900 but it didn't work
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alright, anyhow back on topic, i need the 1337 haxor distro of linux

and info about setting up raid in linux no matter how big of a nightmare this will be lol
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I would consider getting a virtual machine(ex., http://www.virtualbox.org,http://www.vmware.com/) at least this way you could get used to the graphical interface and hardware performance difference between linux operating systems.. or run them all within M$ xp, its up to you but i have XP with vmware workstation and i run ubuntu,knoppix,openSUSE and am seriously considering switching to Linux as well. I think its time to stop dealing with all the M$ updates and there is absolutely no way I am moving to vista. 100% open source sounds good to me.
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