[CM] what linux?

James Baker cycle.code.media at gmail.com
Fri, 22 Feb 2008 10:21:20 +1100


Have you considered Debian? It's certinly well supported.  The only
thing is that there isnt a "planet ccrma" for debian yet, so you need
to build a realtime kernel etc yourself.


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Heinrich Taube <taube@uiuc.edu> wrote:
> can anyone recommend a well supported linux that i can (easily)
>  install on an older dell?
>  my first choice would be planetccrma except there is some issue with a
>  fedora X library and juce that im not sure i can solve beyond waiting
>  for the next release of fedora.
>  my next choice would be gentoo but their livecd doenst even boot.
>  these are the only linux versions that i know work well (well, at
>  least planetccrma works well but ive heard good things about gentoo)
>  anyway i dont want an installer that boots me in a shell as superuser
>  and tells me to run fdisk! (my second attempt at booting gentoo)
>  -rick
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