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ds girl

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#1 10 years ago

Right, now I have your attention!

I really want to seriously try out linux.

I have used suse and unbuntu before (using live CD), but wondered what distro you would reccomend for someone who mainly uses their pc for web design, plus school stuff :P




jjz-

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#2 10 years ago

Ubuntu was probably the best you were going to get for the kind of stuff you say you are doing.

You can try Mandriva, Fedora Core, and Gentoo.

They all end up kind of feeling the same in the end, in my opinion :P.




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#3 10 years ago
Ubuntu was probably the best you were going to get for the kind of stuff you say you are doing. You can try Mandriva, Fedora Core, and Gentoo. They all end up kind of feeling the same in the end, in my opinion :P.

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jjz-

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#4 10 years ago

Enjoy. Why exactly do you want to try Linux, anyway?




Mikey Über Admin

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#5 10 years ago

Was it just me, or are there millions of versions of linux? kindas confusing to a noobie, no? In the end I gave up...


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#6 10 years ago

If you gave up before even choosing a distro to try then Linux really isn't for you, so it's probably a good thing. It's almost like natural selection...




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#7 10 years ago

Someone once compared Linux to tomato ketchup. There are many different brands, but at the end of the day they're all pretty much identical.

That said, Ubuntu is by far and away the easiest to use. It's so easy in fact, even my parents can use it, and they know exactly nothing about computers or technology in general.




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#8 10 years ago

Just a question, maybe it's not the right thread to ask but w/e. Can you install win AND linux on the same pc? I always used win, but i'm kinda curious about lunix.

EDIT: nevermind, i'll make a new thread :)




Homer Gonerson

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#9 10 years ago

Noobst3R;4754788Just a question, maybe it's not the right thread to ask but w/e. Can you install win AND linux on the same pc? I always used win, but i'm kinda curious about lunix.

EDIT: nevermind, i'll make a new thread :)

It's a good question for those thinking about using Ububtu.

You can either figure out how to do it with the install CD, OR: you can use the Windows Ububtu Installer (WUBI) . It runs in Windows and sets aside space on your Windows hard drive for the OS, it's very simple to use.




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#10 10 years ago

Right now Parallels for windows is free so you can run linux on a virtual machine and try windows out. If you dont like it uninstall it.




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