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Which Ubuntu Variant is Right For You?

Oct 19, 2011, 20:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Currently, Ubuntu recognizes six official variants. Three -- Edubuntu, Mythbuntu, and Ubuntu Studio -- are defined by their purposes. Specifically, Edubuntu is focused on education, Ubuntu Studio on multimedia, and Mythbuntu on MythTV.

"Three other official variants are distinguished primarily by their choice of desktop: Lubuntu uses LXDE, Kubuntu KDE, and Xubuntu Xfce. It's within the three desktop-defined variants that general users can look for alternatives to the main Ubuntu interface of Unity on top of GNOME."

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