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Why "easy" distributions are difficult

Posted 06-23-2016 at 08:58 PM by xri
Updated 09-15-2016 at 07:11 PM by xri
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In retrospect, I wonder why so many seasoned users have (over the years) recommended me to go for "easy" distros, that have been "scientifically" designed for all users. I wish somebody had told me to go for the "hard" ones. That would have saved me a lot of pain.
My problem with the "easy" distros has been that everything would be fine at the beginning and all I needed to know was point-and-click sequences in order to start working. Maybe some basic...
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Multiple flavours of Linux- what to opt for?

Posted 09-23-2012 at 04:26 PM by leosubhadeep

I must admit, I am so confused!

Say you are a kid (you always were a kid once! ) and go to a mall with parents for shopping. You see an icecream parlour in there, and couldn't resist running towards it. Your dad gives you moderate warning about being ill but you barely care. So you go, and see there's a season offer: pick up any flavour of icecream, without any cost.

Now, you love chocolates also. So chances are there you go for a chocolate flavour. Then again, you...
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Embracing distro diversity

Posted 10-27-2010 at 12:29 AM by xri

When using a particular distro, I've tried to stick to it, under the belief that my learning process would be easier without different directions to solve one problem. Therefore, my distro of choice (and that has been changing over time) has usually been the "best distro" at the time.
However, much later than other users (apparently), I've come to the realization that there seems to be a certan set of distros better suited for a particular job, and with some basic knowledge of Linux...
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