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# 8  
Old 06-10-2011
Well then he should go back to the original and install Debian. But I don't know of any Debian-based distribution that's source-based. And as an exercise, he could try and make dpkg and apt run on those distros Smilie
# 9  
Old 06-10-2011
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Originally Posted by pludi
Well then he should go back to the original and install Debian. But I don't know of any Debian-based distribution that's source-based. And as an exercise, he could try and make dpkg and apt run on those distros Smilie
That would be funny Smilie and yearh I have thought about learning him SlackWare
# 10  
Old 06-10-2011
I'm using Mint 11 on notebook with configuration like it and for me it's good enough.
# 11  
Old 06-10-2011
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Originally Posted by looop
His words Smilie
It might be a good idea to find out what he actually wants before finding a distro for him.
# 12  
Old 06-11-2011
Well as I have said - he wants:
- A Debian based distro
Besides that:
- A stock Gnome/XFCE dekstop
- No plugins install beforhand
- A distro where you can diside what to install instead of every already installed
# 13  
Old 06-11-2011
As I said: A plain Debian install, without desktop (can be de-selected on install) or any other crud.
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