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Old 12-13-2013, 05:42 AM   #1
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Which linux software use for desktop?


Hi guy's

Please suggest me best linux software for my computer.I have urgent need.
 
Old 12-13-2013, 07:09 AM   #2
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http://www.linuxmint.com/
 
Old 12-13-2013, 01:29 PM   #3
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If you mean which distro should you use, you need to tell us what you want to do:
- do you want the very latest software, or older versions that are known to be reliable?
- do you like a user interface that is plain and simple (e.g. like Windows XP) or something full of fancy effects (e.g. like a Mac)?
- what sort of things do you use the computer for?
- what make and model is it?

If you are looking for software for particular jobs, then look here:
http://linuxappfinder.com/all
 
Old 12-13-2013, 05:19 PM   #4
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your question is way way way too vague
it is like asking
what "motor vehicle" to buy
but do you need a 4x4?
a race car?
a ford f250?
a Hummer ?
a Landrover?
or a Lamborghini ?

or a VW bug ?

please provide details
 
Old 12-13-2013, 06:19 PM   #5
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May I recommend Hannah Montana Linux? It is the best distro for Hannah Montana fans.


http://hannahmontana.sourceforge.net/Site/Home.html

(I will assume you are a Hannah Montana fan, since EVERYONE loves her, right? If you tell us more about yourself, we can give you better recommendations. )

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Old 12-13-2013, 09:10 PM   #6
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Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus) is now trying to outdo Lady Gaga in the slut department. A few years ago she was a nice sweet wholesome kid. Now she is merely gross. I am not sure that I would want her on my desktop.
 
Old 12-13-2013, 09:55 PM   #7
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Stardom does not appear to be good for children, GVrooman.

OP, check out the Linux Distribution Chooser. It's hardly infallible, but it might give you some ideas.
 
Old 12-14-2013, 02:20 AM   #8
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i mis the go'd ol'e days
when Disney girls just went to work for playboy

but back on topic

What are your NEEDS?

what software is a MUST use ?
( like is Adobe after affects a MUST USE !!!!! )

what types of software do you have to use ?
( office ? , CAD/CAM ?, Web development ? ,....)

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Old 12-14-2013, 07:17 AM   #9
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there's also distrowatch.com and its search tool.
not quite so simple but more objective, imo.

btw, i enjoy coming back to this thread. i bet it will grow very long indeed.
i wonder if op will ever return to it.
 
Old 12-14-2013, 09:30 PM   #10
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It might also be worth noting that the desktop is not the same thing as the distro.

For my desktop/window manager, I use E17 (with Slackware and Mageia) and Fluxbox (with Debian), depending on the computer. I used to use Fluxbox with everything, but rather like E17.
 
Old 12-14-2013, 10:45 PM   #11
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Old 12-15-2013, 05:52 AM   #12
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Quote:
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your sig is a mess!
 
Old 12-15-2013, 10:44 AM   #13
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So is the internet, what do you want the NSA to clean it up for you? Your sig is rude but I still like it even RMS:
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If I say pass the potato will you give me catchup?

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Old 12-20-2013, 10:24 AM   #14
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That must've been the vaguest question I've seen in a while
 
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Old 12-20-2013, 10:35 AM   #15
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KDE or lighter depending on your computer, VLC and\or Clementine, Firefox, Firewalld, K3b, Cheese, Apache-OOo, Gimp. . . http://distrowatch.com/search.php

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