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Old 06-16-2014, 08:25 PM   #31
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MINT!

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Which Linux distro best for newbie?
 
Old 06-17-2014, 04:16 AM   #32
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No need to surf for WiFi drivers

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In response to sigint-ninja and cascade9; I should have stated that I want to improve my Linux skills and knowledge. I also want to work on my programming skills. Currently playing around with C but also want to start learning some new languages as well. I already have a Windows partition for games and mundane stuff. I don't think I'll be able to find drivers for my wi-fi for Linux as well, so I may have to keep surfing the net on Windows for time being.
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No need to surf for WiFi drivers.
Wi Fi is detected automatically by Linux Mint.
Install Linux Mint 17.My choice is Cinnamon .

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Old 06-17-2014, 07:15 AM   #33
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Your WiFi drivers...
 
Old 06-19-2014, 10:11 AM   #34
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you can try fedora14 it is more stable to me
 
Old 06-19-2014, 11:13 AM   #35
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Isn't Fedora 14 a bit old? The current version is Fedora 20. Fedora 14 was released around 2010. Does 14 have LTS?
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Old 06-19-2014, 11:31 AM   #36
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Fedora does not have LTS (for now, the upcoming Fedora Next plans are something different), so you shouldn't use 14 at all, it is totally without support (read: no bugfixes, no security patches) for years.

When it comes to distributions for beginners I usually recommend to have a look at Mint and openSuse.
 
  


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