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Best Distro

Postby hrzenator on Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:50 am

Yello
I have tested linux distros for many years (mainly debian based nowdays ) and i have stuck on Mint, it is just nice.
I am open minded for all operating systems and tested many less known also.
I am age of 40 now, so i have many bit years behind, since 1980..
I live in finland and yes, i am a geeg...
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Re: Best Distro

Postby jesica on Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:12 am

hallo

welcome to the forum
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Re: Best Distro

Postby tdockery97 on Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:18 am

Hello and welcome.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby TBABill on Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:16 am

Hello and welcome aboard! Like you, I have continued to switch distros and test them all out time and time again. What I find myself doing is coming back to Ubuntu or Mint every time. Then I get bored and stray, just to find myself back again. Mint is just awesome in looks, functionality, community, etc. Enjoy!
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Re: Best Distro

Postby lauren on Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:35 am

Hi!
My solution - after having installed and tested many distributions - I had installed LM 10 Gnome and added KDE, so I can choose between Gnome and KDE after booting.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby mads on Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:14 am

Hi! And Welcome to the forums. :)

Have you tested Fedora based distro Fusion Linux?
Here's a quote from their home page:
Fusion Linux is also very much influenced by Linux Mint and its community.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby seeley on Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:34 am

Hi!
After testing Linux for several years, I can say, that for my purpose - as a normal user - Mint 9 KDE and Julia and Fedora and openSUSE (has the best installer) are top. The problem of Fusion could be that it is not known (not under the first 100 distris of Distrowatch) and without wide help (forum?).
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Re: Best Distro

Postby mads on Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:49 am

seeley wrote:The problem of Fusion could be that it is not known (not under the first 100 distris of Distrowatch)...


Are you sure? :)
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Re: Best Distro

Postby wayne128 on Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:58 am

I tested Fusion 14 alpha, one comment, it cut down my install time when compared with Fedora ( a lots of post installation work, took hours and yet some problems :? :shock: ).
Fusion comes with several things working out of the box like codec, flash etc plus it has autoten.
After playing with Omega and Fusion, I know I need not play with Fedora :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Best Distro

Postby seeley on Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:48 pm

Hi mads!
Okay, I was looking at Distrowatch / homepage -> page hit ranking.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby Oscar799 on Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:53 pm

Hello hrzenator,
Welcome to Mint Forum :P
There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&p=302358#p302358
We have a Community site http://community.linuxmint.com/
For real-time help and discussion there are IRC channels,open MintMenu>Internet>XChat and you will be automatically connected to #linuxmint-help and #linuxmint-chat
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Re: Best Distro

Postby hrzenator on Thu Dec 02, 2010 1:58 am

Thank you all welcomes and advices, i hope i could also give something "nice to know" `s for linux users.
Mainly i've used ubuntu on my work laptop and VirtualBox and kvm/qemus offers good tools for continuing "playing with linuxes" hobby ;)
i have struggled various problems with things and that, always user forums has offer some kind of rope to catch.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby Murdock on Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:13 am

Mint is the best distro right now. Vector is working on the next release. It may be equal, or better. We shall see.I have both on this machine.Vector is much faster.
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Re: Best Distro

Postby danny0085 on Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:17 pm

This article may help you to decide what is the best linux distro for you
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Re: Best Distro

Postby The-Wizard on Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:46 pm

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