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Old 01-23-2009, 01:33 PM   #1
Shashank_Rashpa
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Is 'feather linux' a good distro to start with?


Hi!
Can feather linux be a good option to start for a linux newbie.

Or is there any other distro which can make things easy for a newbie?
 
Old 01-23-2009, 01:44 PM   #2
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go for ubuntu, it gives you the windows feeling.
 
Old 01-23-2009, 02:06 PM   #3
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Stick with one of the top 5 Mainstream distributions. It will be easier to get help when you need it.

Ubuntu
Fedora
Suse
Debian
Slackware
 
Old 01-23-2009, 02:26 PM   #4
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You said:
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any other distro which can make things easy
Whatever you settle with, I will only add: "even if the whole distro is full of GUIs, take some take to learn the command line equivalents of the GUI operations, if possible".

You see, the command line can be extremely useful --- e.g. when a application does not start from the menu, they may not tell you why they can not (they may just keep quiet) --- but start it from the command line and the command line may give a hint of the problem.

HAPPY CHOOSING!
 
Old 01-24-2009, 07:03 AM   #5
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See also your first post on the subject http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...t-with-699407/
 
  


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