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Break your Ubuntu Addiction: Three Strong Distros

Jun 24, 2010, 16:05 (1 Talkback[s])
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"No one can make the claim that Ubuntu isn't becoming the de facto Linux distro out there in the world today. It's becoming especially true when looking at those using Linux here in the States. For new and die-hard users alike, Ubuntu has all but captured the community.

"Sadly, there is also a problem with watching Linux being tied to a single experience. Choice goes right out the window. The fact of the matter is that not everyone out there thinks that relying on a single distro is the way to go.

"So thankfully, despite Ubuntu's success, there are some fantastic alternatives out there that fit the needs of most people. Simple to install, easy to use and all of them fit onto a LiveCD – no DVD downloads, thanks.

"In no order of importance, here are my strongest Ubuntu alternative distros -- no, they're not based on Ubuntu in any way.

"1) Simply Mepis is Simply Fabulous"

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