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Old 07-14-2006, 02:21 PM   #1
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which Ubuntu for a newb?


I'm a total linux Newb. I know some basics but i don't want a Gentoo Style of interface as i don't know very man command line, uh, commands. I heard Ubuntu is very pictorial which is more my style. I was looking a some DVD releases but which one is best for my Newberness?
* Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
* Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)
* Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake)
* Kubuntu

Or would some other version of Ubuntu be better for me? Or even a different distrobution?

thanks
Alex Chisholm
 
Old 07-14-2006, 02:25 PM   #2
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Go with Ubuntu 6.06 it is the newest Ubuntu out. Not sure abou kubuntu due to lack of knowledge and experience with it.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 02:39 PM   #3
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I'd ask in the Ubuntu forums if I were you, you'd probably get a more timely/informed response.

I hear lots of people like Breezy Badger and people have been having problems with Dapper Drake (not quite sure/remember what these problems entail, it's just what I remember reading)

But yeah, the Ubuntu forums here would be good to ask this in.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 02:51 PM   #4
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I'd ask in the Ubuntu forums if I were you, you'd probably get a more timely/informed response.

I hear lots of people like Breezy Badger and people have been having problems with Dapper Drake (not quite sure/remember what these problems entail, it's just what I remember reading)

But yeah, the Ubuntu forums here would be good to ask this in.
I think some people were having problems with their kernel. I have yet to experience that with any of my installations, but all computers are not equall.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 07:35 PM   #5
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I'd suggest Dapper. It's been touted as the most stable of the ubuntu's. I am myself gonna upgrade soon.
 
Old 07-14-2006, 07:42 PM   #6
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regardless of either Ubuntu, or Kubuntu the 6.06 base is the same however Kubuntu uses KDE. I consider it eaiser if converting over from windows
 
  


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