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What Linux should a noob try to use?

post #1 of 18
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As title says.
Im considering running linux on my sig rog.
Just to run folding and mess with it some.
Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 18
Ubuntu is pretty easy took me a few weeks to use it decently
    
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post #3 of 18
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Does it install similar to Windows?
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When I was considering it for another backup, MINT seemed to be heavily recommended for new users.

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post #5 of 18
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When I was considering it for another backup, MINT seemed to be heavily recommended for new users.

Off topic: Get off of my F@H overtake list! We keep trading spots and when I saw your name on this thread, I had to reply.
Yeah.
Well you had better step it up.
I got a couple more wus almost done.
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post #6 of 18
if you are a TOTAL linux noob then go with:

- any of the *buntu's (ubuntu, xubuntu, kubuntu,...)
- LinuxMint

- could give SuSE a try too, its pretty user friendly - and looks awesome too
    
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post #7 of 18
I use ubuntu on my sig rig and redhat on my lappy. Redhat had better support for my laptop hardware. Ubuntu is nice also. It all depends on what type of learning curve you want. ubuntu will take a little to learn but once you learn it you will love it.
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post #8 of 18
Ubuntu
    
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post #9 of 18
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OK.
Im gonna try ubuntu.
Will it load the correct drivers?
Or will I haver to get them.
Also I use a wireless connection.
Will this be an issue?
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post #10 of 18
I'm going to throw Fedora in there too. It's like Ubuntu. I started out with Fedora and ran that for awhile and just recently tried Arch. I like the blue color scheme in Fedora better than Ubuntu's tan scheme. Fedora always has some pretty nice boot screens and login screens too.
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