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Old 08-21-2006, 02:41 AM   #1
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where can download the desktop version?


where can download the desktop version?
 
Old 08-21-2006, 02:55 AM   #2
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the desktop version of.....?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 12:09 AM   #3
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of Linux

of Linux.
thanks.
 
Old 08-22-2006, 12:11 AM   #4
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michael check out www.distrowatch.com
'linux' is just the 'kernel' of an operating system. windows has a kernel, macOS has a kernel..

operating systems that use linux as its core/kernel are called distributions. check out the website i have mentioned to see a list of the most popular 'distros'. one of the top 5 would be best for a new user to try.
 
Old 08-22-2006, 06:20 AM   #5
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these are only few| 3
http://www.kde.org/
http://www.gnome.org/
http://www.enligthenment.org/
 
Old 08-23-2006, 01:48 AM   #6
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Bit of an abiguious question that.

Linux comes in many variations called distributions (Hundreds of them), these are then broken down into their core programs & then depending on what GUI front end you have running e.g. KDE or Gnome.

Ubuntu (Gnome)
Kubuntu (KDE)
SUSE
Mandriver
Slackkware
Knoppix
Debian
Simply MEPIS

I would suggest visiting somewhere like Distrowatch to get a bit of background on the various distributions before you jump in the deep end & put yourself off.

http://distrowatch.com/

I would suggest something like Ubuntu as an easy starting point as it is very much like (Cough)M$ in layout & comes on a live CD (No need to install) so if you cannot get on with it move onto the next in your list of distros.

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