Help on new distro choices?

Grant Shipley gshipley at
Tue Aug 22 14:08:05 MDT 2006

On 8/22/06, Steve <smorrey at> wrote:
> Anyways, I'm looking for one that would be quick and easy to install.
> While I do have the skills to sit and install something like Gentoo, I
> really do need to get a Linux desktop going as quickly and painlessly
> as possible.  I have a wife and family who hate it when I sit and try
> out new distro's (something about family time?).
> So I'm hoping my friends on the list can help me narrow it down.
> My ideal distro would have the following.

Shameless plug for Fedora Core 5.

The default desktop is gnome but you can select KDE 3.5 during the
install process.

I would also suggest that once you have the OS installed, download
fedora frog to bring your system up to speed with all the latest
codecs and plugins etc. etc.

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