Knoppix is a pretty nice distribution and I think it can be good as a first step.
Comparison of Linux distributions for a deeper analysis.
Because of their large internet forum and because they try to create a modern Linux distribution where as much as possible just works without...
I'm not a great fan of Facebook myself, but at least it works.
The test suggested Gentoo, hmm.. Not quite right, I haven't even cared to test Gentoo. Attached the test.
Distro: Debian stable release.
I agree. It's hard to have an opinion on something one haven't tried.
Logitech MX 1000.
I'm keeping Debian, it's way faster to work with than any version of Windows I've used including Vista. Never tried Windows 7 yet.
I have tested Ubuntu Hardy and Intrepid and from my short experience by using these two versions I experienced them to be unstable. Since Ubuntu...
Debian is actually far more memory efficient than Ubuntu. So if you need an operating system which is better in this regard too, then go for Debian!
Are the 64 bit version of Windows XP able to utilize more RAM than the 32 bit version? And how much?
That the 32 bit OS of Windows XP only could handle 2.5GB of RAM isn't right according to a source from Tom's hardware. Look here. They state that...
How can you find an operating system that needs 2GB of RAM to be modern? :confused:
Try to get the drivers working by downloading the ATi Catalyst package from Advanced Micro Devices Inc..
Other than that I would like recommend...
Using Linux gives me a big feeling of relief, once it's installed. Rock solid and FAST.
I don't like death sentence either, despite what one has done.
Each life has a value.
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