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Best Newbie Distro? You Say Linux Mint.

Jun 14, 2013, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by FOSS Force staff)

According to our "Newbie" Distro Poll, someone considering moving from Windows or Mac to Linux should consider taking Linux Mint for a spin. The poll asked the question, "What Linux distro would you be most likely to recommend to a new Linux user?" Evidently this was a subject that interested many of you, because a whopping 1,339 votes were cast in this poll, making it the most number of votes one of our polls has ever received. 602 of you, representing 45% of the votes cast, said you'd steer someone new to Linux in the direction of Linux Mint. Ubuntu, the distro on which Mint is built, was a distant second, garnering 344 votes, or 25% of those cast.

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