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Old 03-22-2014, 04:28 PM   #16
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This should be for new users, which're not familar with Linux as geeks.
You didn't state that at the beginning though .
Besides, though I have worked in "IT" most of my working life I'm far from a geek when it comes to Linux and regularly need to google for ages or ask for help here when I'm trying something new or I have made a mistake.
 
Old 03-22-2014, 04:40 PM   #17
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For me the Best Distro now is UBUNTU 14.04lts
Which hasn't even been released in its final form yet (I've got the current version of Lubuntu 14.04 installed - it's ok)
 
Old 03-25-2014, 02:41 AM   #18
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We're not even 25% into 2014! How can Carla Shroeder purport to present the "best" for the year?
 
Old 03-25-2014, 02:52 AM   #19
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We're not even 25% into 2014! How can Carla Shroeder purport to present the "best" for the year?
It's worse than that - the article is dated January 14th, which would put it at less than 4% into 2014.

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Old 03-25-2014, 06:54 AM   #20
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Ask us again on New Years Day, 2015. TIA.
 
Old 03-25-2014, 07:15 AM   #21
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It'll be Slackware, Ubuntu, Mint and Fedora. Occasionally they throw something stupid in to make sure it looks like they did research.
 
Old 03-25-2014, 01:12 PM   #22
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Which hasn't even been released in its final form yet (I've got the current version of Lubuntu 14.04 installed - it's ok)
Well Lubuntu,Xubuntu Ubuntu 14.04 they come from the same,only diferent desktops,i have Ubuntu 14.04Beta1 and instead of Unity that i don't like, i run gnome flashback session (Metacity) and for me is an outstanding distro,if it runs this good now when it's final version comes out within a few days then it must be better!,i don't find nothing wrong with it no bugs so far.
 
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We're not even 25% into 2014! How can Carla Shroeder purport to present the "best" for the year?
I took it to be "... best distributions to use/start using in... ". The best distribution for 2014 can hardly be one that you can't use until 2015 -- that would be the best distribution of 2015.
 
Old 03-25-2014, 01:36 PM   #24
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Well Lubuntu,Xubuntu Ubuntu 14.04 ...when it's final version comes out within a few days then it must be better!
Don't count on it. Hopefully there will be no regressions
 
Old 03-26-2014, 04:20 AM   #25
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Xfce looks older than Cinnamon, but the applications list is better.
 
Old 03-26-2014, 07:13 PM   #26
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You realise that one can install Xfce4 application onto a system that's running Cinnamon right?
 
Old 03-27-2014, 05:20 PM   #27
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Arch
 
Old 03-27-2014, 09:19 PM   #28
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You realise that one can install Xfce4 application onto a system that's running Cinnamon right?
I've been using the Linux Mint cinnamon edition, and find cinnamon not very stable
 
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Arch
you like pacman very much? have you tried apt?
 
Old 03-27-2014, 09:24 PM   #30
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Arch doesn't suit my purposes, so don't use it, but i think it's the best package manager out there, Much better than Apt. I regard Zypper as the second best; also much better than apt. Of cause that's only my opinion.
 
  


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