I was a Red Hat enthusiast for a while, because that's
the distro that we used when I was getting my
UNIX/Linux systems administration certification.
After some problems with the last two versions and
64-bit CPUs, though, I tried Ubuntu, and now have it
on three machines at home. I would highly recommend
Ubuntu for a newcomer to Linux. The install is easy
to follow, and even configures tricky devices like
Once you install Ubuntu, go to System -> Synaptic
Package Manager and you will see a category for
amateur radio. That should get you started.
73 de Jim - AD6CW
--- "John T. Fleming" <W3GQJ@embarqmail.com> wrote:
> Someone on the list from time to time has expressed
> a strong opinion in
> favor of Linux. I am going to try Ubuntu. Please
> contact me off list about
> a good source of Linux ham radio programs. W3GQJ at
> embarqmail dot com.
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