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View Poll Results: What Was Your First Linux Distro?
I first started using Linux with Red Hat in 2001. I don't recall if it was 6 or 7. I used Fedora Core after Red Hat stopped an official individual distribution. RPM hell and a lot of online correspondents using Ubuntu swayed me to Ubuntu in 2005/2006. I decided to move to Debian in July 2013 and am using Wheezy now.
The first distro I did was Ubuntu 9.04 running andLinux over a Windows desktop. The first that I did with a Linux desktop was Ubuntu 10.04 installed with Wubi. Since then I learned how to do a full install of Linux and I now use Slackware 14.0 on a desktop and Slackware current on a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 on a usb hard drive.