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Geek in Gear: 10 Tips for a Better Linux Experience

Jul 25, 2006, 09:45 (3 Talkback[s])


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"Here are 10 things a new Linux user can do to make sure they have the best Linux experience possible:

"10) Choose the right distribution--This can seem tricky to a prospective Linux user (there are hundreds if not thousands of distributions to choose from) and a wrong choice can ruin your Linux experience. That said there are many resources that can help you pick the best distribution for you, from user reviews to on-line wizards that will help guide your choice. I would recommend starting with a distribution chooser/wizard like the 'Linux Distribution Chooser' at With the results that it gives you, use your favorite search engine to search for reviews of the distributions that it recommends for you. From there you should be able to make an informed decision about what is the best distribution for you to use..."

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