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Old 09-05-2007, 06:48 PM   #1
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Hi All! I Am Very Interested In This Linux. I Am A Xp User Right Now, But Would Like To Try Out Linux. What Would Be The Recamended Operating System. Are Any Of Them Like Any Of The Windows Systems?
 
Old 09-05-2007, 07:07 PM   #2
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select any one of the several user friendly distros, Ubuntu or Kubuntu, or Fedora, or LinuxMint, or Mandriva, or PCLinuxOS...

i suggest trying one and sticking with it a while before moving on to another as they are all mostly the same with just slight differences, for screen shots of desktop environments there is KDE & Gnome to start...

http://www.distrowatch.com/


http://www.gnome.org/start/2.0/screenshots/

http://www.kde.org/screenshots/
 
Old 09-05-2007, 07:12 PM   #3
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All modern operating systems have some common features--at least with the graphical interface. Beneath the surface, they are very different---any Linux system is--at the core--very different from Windows. But--to the user--many of them WORK in similar ways.

One of the really great things is that most popular versions now come in a "Live CD" form. You don' have to install anything---just boot the CD and dive in. (Keep in mind that Live CD is slow---don't conclude that this is a Linux feature until you actually install.)

Try the "getting started" link below.
 
Old 09-05-2007, 07:51 PM   #4
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