I want to try out VideoLAN on the gumstix.  i'm not sure how big it is yet, it might be too big to even consider.  however if i'm going to start with a version which version of unix should I start with in order to have the easiest go at it?
 
Debian
Ubuntu
Mandrive
Fedora
Familiar
SUSE
RedHat
Slackware
ALT
Zaurus
Arch
NetBSD
OpenBSD
FreeBSD
Solaris
ONX
Gentoo
Crux
 
 
Thanks,
Michael
 
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