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Old 02-24-2005, 02:51 PM   #1
Eerath
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Which is the easiest Linux to use?


I don't mean the simplest system, I mean the system that is as virtually user friendly as a Windows OS. I'm refurbishing a PC for someone who can just about turn a computer on, so I need a very easy to use OS.

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Old 02-24-2005, 02:57 PM   #2
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Mandrake

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Old 02-24-2005, 02:59 PM   #3
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or SuSE
 
Old 02-24-2005, 03:03 PM   #4
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Ubuntu is a peace of cake.
 
Old 02-24-2005, 03:17 PM   #5
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There's a new distribution called Santa Fe Linux that is designed to be user friendly for Windows users. It even has a "Start" button where you access all of the programs like in Windows. The hompage is: http://www.santafelinux.com/

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Old 02-24-2005, 03:43 PM   #6
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There's a new distribution called Santa Fe Linux that is designed to be user friendly for Windows users. It even has a "Start" button where you access all of the programs like in Windows. The hompage is: http://www.santafelinux.com/

Cheers
Quimby
VERY nice!

I used Knoppix with KDE/Redmond theme initially too. It's still got the K instead of Start on the Start menu though. And make the taskbar small if you go this route - it did make a difference for me since the default in KDE is twice as tall as the default in Windows.
 
  


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