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I am currently using Ubuntu from linux, and planing on using linux for awhile, and wondering if anyone has a complete list of every linux operation system out there, I am hoping to get a copy of every one, so i am not stuck with just one for every situation.
My current list of operatings systems:
Window ME (yes there is a difference between the two)
Windows XP (home addation)
Ubuntu (don't know what eddtion, just download it from online)
Kubuntu 10.04 (just download it)
So if you can help me out, I will be thankful
Last edited by afullmetalwar; 05-30-2010 at 08:21 AM.
As others will surely say, there is no 'best' distro. It all depends on what choices you make. Some are easy on newbies, others need you to understand what you're doing; some distros come with lots of goodies included. The bes one for you is the one you stick with after trying them all.
You can go with the *buntus:
and also pretty easy and most stuff working out of the box:
So that's about 8 already. But again, you need to try them out yourself in order to form your own opinion. Linux is all about making choices. The ones listed above are the easiest distros there are in my opinion.
a very common recommendation is to try anything in the top ten at distrowatch. Even if you extend it to the top 20, they are all going to be pretty much equal in many respects. I suggest trying a few to get a better feel for what you are looking for.
Note that the distrowatch "hit list" is really just the number of inquires at that site---still, it's a good metric of what is "mainstream".