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Old 09-11-2009, 01:15 PM   #1
tennesseebrewer
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Linux Distro Chooser - Dell XPS 400


Hello All!
I have a Dell XPS 400. I am new to Linux (very new, but absolutely loving it!!!), but, I am very computer savvy. This computer is about four years old. I have seen Ubuntu and it is nice. It does a great job of encompassing a lot of drivers so it will work right out of the box.

So I was wondering, what distro would be a good one to use to learn more about Linux and how to do things? I would like to learn a lot more but I am still a beginner with Linux so I don't know a whole lot and wanted to get everyone's opinion. Ubuntu has made it so easy to do everything... a lot of things are completed automatically. I am willing to try anything.

So the question is - "Which Linux distro is good for beginners, and will help teach me how to do more in Linux?"

The Brewer
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Old 09-11-2009, 01:19 PM   #2
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If you want to learn to do things by the command line, an not GUI, try Slackware. There is a good sub-forum here. Slackware is stable. You will have to learn some things that will work on any distro.
 
  


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