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Old 06-16-2014, 08:25 PM   #31
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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

Originally Posted by StuartK24 View Post
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.
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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Old 06-19-2014, 10:11 AM   #34
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you can try fedora14 it is more stable to me
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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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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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