Good Linux flavour for the Masses.(humans)

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  1. the deconstructionist

    the deconstructionist New Member

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    I want to switch to linux , can you suggest a good linux platform which is similar to windows in its use and adaptability.
     
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    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    Ubuntu/Kubuntu
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    If you are looking for something similar to Windows then stick to Windows XP..

    If you are looking for something radically different and refereshing then you could try out Ubuntu DVD
     
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    ~Phenom~ The No.1 Stupid

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    Linspire is similar to windows.
    Try it out.
     
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    Linux is a different OS,let us learn it rather than trying to make/find it similar to Windows.I'll say if u r a n00b,try mandriva...
     
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    manas Wandering in the zone ...

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    You can try Suse 10.1 OSS.It is very easy to use and understand.
     
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    ubuntu/Kubuntu is great. However, Kubuntu is better as KDE is a bit more comfortable than GNOME(that's my opinion). Mandriva Linux is also very good. It is extremely user friendly. If you want it similar to windows, try out Linspire(formerly Lindows).
     
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    QwertyManiac Commander in Chief

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    Start this way for KDE. Kubuntu > Ubuntu > Fedora

    Frankly speaking, any distro is worth it, all are made for masses =/

    I started with Xandros 1.0 ...
     
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    If u r a new user to linux. Then Mandriva is the best. You need fairly good linux experience for using ubuntu. Suse is also good but needs some tweaking skills. So start with Mandriva then move to suse if u want more out of Linux.
     
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    I would suggest a livecd.... 30 letters !
     
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    Thanks guys for your suggestions....... !
     
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    Try Fedora and u'll find windows harder to use!!
     
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    MysticHalo Your Maker.

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    FC 5 is silly...gentoo is way better :cool:
     
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    I likes gentoo,but for a n00b,fedora/mandriva is better
     
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    Linspire is very similer to windows infact it was first "Lindows"....
    But are u really leaving windows,...this is the first time I'm seeing such a thing

    But first try out the live Cds and see for ur self....are u serious...
     
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    i think ubuntu is the easiest to use linux for newbies. i also started with it. it is very simple to use.
     
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    MysticHalo Your Maker.

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    I am teh Linux n00b and me likes Gentoo (LiveCD) ---Fedora isnt all that good...just that it comes bundled with hundreds of apps. :rolleyes:
     
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    ....Then it is a strange liking!
     
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