Looking for good Linux for Dell Optiplex GX150

Discussion in 'Community' started by AhmedFaisal, Sep 23, 2004.

  1. AhmedFaisal Guest

    I am looking for a good, halfway easy to install Linux for my Dell Optiplex GX150 comp (which I bought after Apple still didn't bring out a PizzaBox Mac that I could use as a DIVX player in the livingroom). As I said it should be easy to install, have good support for hardware and also stuff like Ogg Vorbis, Xvid, OGM MKV etc as packages available since I want to do video encoding with it as well. I am currently thinking about RedHat Fedora Linux, any other suggestions?

  2. makisushi macrumors 6502

    Jul 15, 2004
    Northern VA
  3. jeremy.king macrumors 603


    Jul 23, 2002
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Your probably safe with Fedora or Mandrake. Suse is another good distro. Just make sure you only select the packages you are going to need as part of the install to keep the OS footprint small.

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