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I take it you are new to Linux. I would then suggest that you go to: http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php.
Linux Mint is a very good distribution for people just starting out or those that have been using Linux for years. Are you thinking about a desktop or a server implementation? Mint is a great desktop but there are better distros for the server.
Your question is akin to "where should I buy a car?" It all depends! I suggest that you start with well supported linux distribution (cf make of car - they all do the same thing, but with many variations in style etc) The good news is that they are almost all free, so if you dont like the first one, try another.
I suggest you try;
Ubuntu - well supported with good forums
PClinuxOS - popular
Puppylinux - good for low spec machines
But, have a look at distrowatch.com for a comprehensive list of options.