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Old 10-07-2006, 12:50 PM   #1
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Hi all

I am thinking about chnging over to linux, what versions would you reccomend for me to load on? Nice and free would be good.

I am totally new to linux, what are the advantages to using linux over windows? There must be some, otherwise you wouldnt be here!!

Regards

Chris!
 
Old 10-07-2006, 01:46 PM   #2
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For newbies I recomend an "easy" distro. Ubuntu, Fedora and SuSE seem to be the top ones right now. Linux has a lot of advantages. Its safer, more stable, more fun, and it looks a lot prettier. Linux also allows you to show off to 99% of your friends.
 
Old 10-07-2006, 01:56 PM   #3
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Linux vs windows and which distro...

I'll point you to our 2 mega threads on these subjects and close this thread.

Which Distro
Linux vs Windows

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