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Linux® Desktop Garage by Susan Matteson

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Which Distro?

You can choose from many, many different Linux distributions. Some distributions are well established and stable, while others are a bit experimental. In choosing which Linux distribution you want to start out with, or even which distros you might want to try later, just look at who you are and what you need. Some major factors to consider in choosing a distribution are the ease of the installation, the stability, the availability of programs, whether there is a good-size community of users who can help you, how much work you want to do on system configuration and software installation, and your own level of technical knowledge.

Now, let's talk about the zealots. Linux seems to breed zealots, people who are religiously dedicated ...

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