[PD] i had a dream ... (two souls in my breast)

Nicholas Colvin colvin at dvida.net
Fri Oct 31 18:02:42 CET 2003

Well, I'm not your guru, but I am sincerely interested in any answers to
this question also. BTW, the multimedia dist you mention is called
Agnula (www.agnula.org) and is basically, as understand it, a set of
packages installed over a basic Debian install. No experience with it,

Good luck,

-----Original Message-----
From: pd-list-admin at iem.at [mailto:pd-list-admin at iem.at] On Behalf Of
Dirk Koritnik
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 10:38 AM
To: pd-list at iem.at
Subject: [PD] i had a dream ... (two souls in my breast)

... this morning:
in that dream there was my good old 700 mhz win desktop pc
with a linux installed and a fine running pd with gridflow and gem
running like hell on it... ... but, ups, wait.. linux.?. after so many
days and 
nights spending
in front of this mysthical pinguin, with the feeling of never understood

less about
computers than in that moment ?  try again to discover the unknown 
depths of your comp ?
spending weeks for figuring out why your hardware dont work ? be 
horrorfied by a monster
called unix ? hmmm. YES

i think its a good winter to wake up the pinguin again and try to learn 
usefull ....

ok heres my question to all the experts and freaks:

please help

, which linux you would prefer ? the goal is to run pd/gridflow (oh how 
wonderfull it could be) etc.
and to learn about linux ? debian, mandrake, suse, red hat and i heard 
about a special multimedie linux, but
forgot its name. tell me ...

, where can i find good instructions for a weak win user, who wants to 
experience all this compiling stuff etc ?

, is there a tutorial or something which can bring me to my goal, step 
by step  ? (ok, surly not available, the install linux/pd tutorial for 

in one sentence, i am looking for a guru who leads me through the dark 
path of personal operating systems..

thanx for reading

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