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OK well Ubuntu is OK but there's not alot of options on it so i want something that looks almost like windows.
    
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Linux about choice. Theres no such thing as the best linux. Only best linux for you.
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Then use KDE... Gnome will never look like windows.

Fedora, SuSe, Gentoo, Mandriva, Damn Small Linux, Slackware, and soon, Jestix, are all great distros.
post #4 of 12
I'd suggest Ubuntu lol.

What do you want linux to be, windows? There's this one distro you should download, VISTA. lol

Use linux for what it is! The most popular distros can always be found at distrowatch.org

If you're looking for an OS full of options (and WORK getting things set up and learning about things), look into gentoo.
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What you said is kind of a Paradox.
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I heard good things about slackware hows that one.
    
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU
I heard good things about slackware hows that one.
Its good too.

You don't want Linux to be like windows. If you want windows then use windows. Linux is a better OS IMO though. Linux is way more customizable than windows. It can look much "prettier".
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post #8 of 12
the BEST DISTRO doesn't currently exist as mentioned above.

theres no look, to a distro, except it's logo i guess. cause you can run any DE WM on any distro.

so read more about each distro on their own site (i like to 'let them sell me') then choose one that fits you best, and when you are done installing, style it to look like xp.
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU
OK well Ubuntu is OK but there's not alot of options on it so i want something that looks almost like windows.
Ubuntu, SuSe or Fedora. Pick one of those. Most of the other distros are hard and require to much brain power and i dont know about you but i like the computer to work so I can just use it.
    
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Why might you want it to look like windows?
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