[nmglug] Questions About Dual Booting From A USB Drive

Mark Galassi mark at galassi.org
Wed Apr 6 13:08:33 PDT 2005

    >>> Initially, I'm interested in trying Debian, Fedora Core 3 and
    >>> perhaps Gentoo.

    >>  I think you should also try Ubuntu.  The "Hoary Hedgehog"
    >> release candidate is probably worth a try!  I think it will do
    >> all of the hardware detection you need, similar to what Knoppix
    >> will do.

    William> What I am looking for regarding Linux is a distro that
    William> has alot of prebuilt packages that are easy to install
    William> and stays pretty close to the latest developments.

That is a good idea.  I recommend straight debian or ubuntu or mepis.
Ubuntu and Mepis are both debian distros where you can put the
standard debian testing or unstable servers in /etc/apt/sources.list,
so you get the full body of Debian packages.

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