Ark Linux

popcorn

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I heard a lot of Ark linux and it has released a new version on 9th dec which i am downloading ... and it is ment to be very simple and easy to use for guys who know only windows....any idea how is it?
 

prathapml

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Ark Linux 2005.2 is good.Good hardware support, good package selection, only one CD is really essential (the 3 other CDs are optional), the installer is easy for windows-converts....Its got only two problems though:1. The Installer is not able to make use of USB mice, so you need to use a PS/2 mouse atleast till u finish installing it.2. The partitioning tool (QTparted, in this distro) is buggy - you better do the partitioning with partition-magic or some such tool, & just directly do the mount-points & formatting alone, during Ark setup.Its day-to-day usage is impeccable (no sudden problems), & visually appealing to the windows user as well.
 

max

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one word - excellent. Do try vector linux too :)
 


max

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it is. but for people with slow connections and wannabe Linux users its great! :D
 

popcorn

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I tried it yesterday.. good installation and fast with many simple features..good multimedia support.....unlike ubuntu!overall good....
 
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