Just read the linux distribution reviews on the web site. And thought I
might add something.
If installing linux on VMWare it is better to allow the distro to detect a
standard VGA graphics card.
Then download the toolkit from VMware for linux and install.
This will set up a nice SVGA graphics card for you to use, and more
importantly works very easily. There are good instructions on their web site
on installing linux on a VM.
Other than that, I think Caldera's linux is very easy to install. I haven't
tried Corel's but Caldera is the best (that I know of) for someone who is
new. I installed on my machine, no VMware, and it installed in a little
under 10mins. I also tried Redhat 6.1 (wasn't too impressed), TurboLinux 5.6
(very fast but limited), LinuxPro 5.4 (awfull), Slakware 4 (great but think
7 would be better), and SuSE 6.2.
Just wanted to see which would be the best....
Anway, I went back to tried and trusted SuSE. Their install is fairly easy
even for new users, but still can be customised to a high level for more
advanced users. Can't wait for them to release 6.3 on DVD...
Just me 2p worth
P.S. Anyone know where I can get a cheap 56K modem (ISA or external for
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