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Mepis is a GNU/Linux Distro based on Debian and / or Ubuntu (depending on which version). Mepis has established a reputation for excellent hardware detection and ease of use.

It uses the Synaptic apt-get package manger. The default desktop is KDE, but others are available.

Note: From the Mepis FAQ:

1. Why did you create MEPIS Linux?

    I was a frustrated user. For 3 years I tried Corel, Mandrake, SuSE,
    Redhat, and Mandrake again. Finally I gave up.

    On November 21, 2002, I decided that to have a desktop that worked 
    the way I thought a computer should work, I'd have to do it myself.

      -- Warren Woodford

codeslinger.compsalot says: Mepis is a Great general purpose distro, but it lacks the low level power and flexibility of Gentoo.... However, it also lacks the complexity of Gentoo ^-o

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