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Old 05-31-2017, 07:54 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by frankbell View Post
Many distros offer "Live" versions. They can be installed to a CD/DVD or USB stick and booted directly from that media without being installed to bare metal.

I would suggest trying some of those and then deciding which one you find most comfortable.
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If you're only looking at Ubuntu and Mint then I would suggest that the desktop environment that you choose is of more importance.
The last few New Linux-Users that I have met, have all sworn that their distribution would be the best for a New Linux-User. They did not get down to the ultimate BEST EVER (probably don't know how to use YouTube) but I believe it is a question of need and dedication. Me for example..: I always forget immediately the name of the distribution that they talk about; I do not need to know and must absolutely water my carrots this afternoon!

Try anything, stick with what you like. And is this really such a big deal...

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Old 05-31-2017, 08:22 AM   #17
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Either don't use a computer "non-computer,,," pay to get ripped off and still have to learn or just learn (from my signature:) https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/u...y-live-builds/ try em all free!

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