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Five lightweight Linux desktop worlds for extreme open-sourcers

Jul 12, 2015, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Gilbertson)

Linux long ago reached parity with Windows and OS X. That's great for the average user looking to make the switch from either platform to Linux. Indeed distros like Ubuntu, with its Unity desktop, make switching relatively painless.

All of the common tools most users want in Windows are also available in Unity, GNOME and other Linux desktops, whether that's music players, office apps, photo editors, web browsers or video players.

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