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Old 06-28-2011, 11:05 AM   #1
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Talking What is the best edition of ubuntu???

It is obvious that the latest version of Ubuntu is is not the most stable...
but what is the most stable(I have heard that it could be Ubuntu 8 but im not sure!!!!)
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If u have a nice stable version of Ubuntu that u r happy with that has no errors just post what version it is
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I would think that the LTS editions are the most stable?
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The question is not "what is the best edition (of any distro)?" but "what distro suits my needs the best?" ...

And - not stable - of course, if you plan on using a beta...

The starting point should be to determine what you're looking for in Linux. Ease of use? Ubuntu/Xubuntu all the way. Ease of use but the odd adventure (not-ready softawre but fixable) go for Fedora any time. More into the deep? How about Arch Linux? Or, just the stable old worktop that you can rely on? Then Debian is what you need.

A distro is as stable as the community thereof can get it, it is you (the user) that punches the holes - dont rock the boat, dont get the holes...

I had great times (still have) with Xubuntu (Ubuntu's little sister)....

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Old 06-28-2011, 11:32 AM   #5
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You need to use a supported release, this means 10.04 (the current long term support through April 2013), 10.10 (support through April 2012) or 11.04 (October 2012).

I suggest you burn a Live CD of each and see which works best for your needs.

If you don't like the Desktop Environment (the GUI user interface) then consider Xubuntu, Kubuntu, or Lubuntu. They're the same core system but with a different "skin."


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