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[Post Template] What Distribution/Flavor of Linux Should I Use?


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Posted 22 April 2015 - 05:15 PM

If you are new to Linux it can be a daunting task to sort through all of the various Linux distributions; deciding between one or another is challenging and we would like to help. Below you will find a template that you can use to make a post in the Linux forum asking other users the question "What distribution should I use?". Each question will help us narrow down which distributions(s) would suit you best. 


Please post specs (CPU, RAM, HDD/SSD). Please run Speccy if you are still running Windows and post a snapshot, as this is an easy way to show us your computer's specifications.
 
What do you do with this PC? Do you just surf the net, some email, watch a few movies or do you play games, and use virtual-machines?
 
Do you want a distribution that's easy to configure or do you want something a little more challenging?
 
Do you want a distribution for which there is a decent amount of help out there in terms of forum support and tutorials, or do you prefer to research and work things out for yourself?
 
Do you want a distribution that looks more like Windows or are you okay with a different look?
 
 
 
Members who wish to reply to these threads with suggestions/help for the users using this template, remember to read and follow this topic here before you reply.
 
This topic is locked, please post any questions regarding it in the Linux forum.  :)
 
We hope this will help anyone looking for their first taste of Linux.


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