[ILUG] Reccomend a distro for the offline user.
pete at yerma.org
Wed Apr 20 12:59:06 IST 2005
On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 04:51:46PM +0100, JR wrote:
> A friend of mine wants to try linux, and is looking to me. I would ususally
> reccomend Mandrake because I can offer help. Also, updating and
> downloading/installing software is a synch. It also gives him the option of
> staying with a nice gui frontend (good MDK tools), or using the prompt.
> But he has no internet connection, so it must be stable (ish) from the start.
> He wants to edit videos from his digital camcorder and do regular desktop
You could take a look at dynebolic (http://www.dynebolic.org)
It's a live cd with lots of video/audio editing tools, it uses
WindowMaker as its wm, which may not be to everyones tastes, but it
would be a decent way to try out kino/cinelarra or whatever.
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