"I know that about six billion people have compared and
contrasted the differences between the Ubuntu variants. Really, the
choice comes down to personal preference, and usually it comes down
to the classic Gnome vs KDE war. For years, I avoided X11
altogether, because most of the work I did was in the terminal, but
even old CLI guys like me can see that a GUI is really a
requirement in today's tech world.
"For the record, since it's been available, I've usually used
straight up Ubuntu. With all the stories recently on the Linux
Journal website, however, I felt the urge to try KDE, in the form
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