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post #11 of 22
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Also, I took that test, looks like Im going with ubuntu.. Thanks guys!!
post #12 of 22
OpenSUSE...

edit: Good Luck with Ubuntu
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post #13 of 22
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This.
Oops, didn't see you already choose Ubuntu.
post #14 of 22
i say nay to suse

anyway...

mint would also do ya good, i believe ubuntu has a new release next month with a new DE that not many people like so if you get the 10.10 version now it will probably just be easier to reinstall next month when the new version comes out... cause ubuntu is kinda stupid about distro upgrades :/

might want to just go with mint, idk bout their release cycle, but if they dont mirror the normal ubuntu release cycle than you are probably gonna be better off for right now...

starting out in linux with a distro thats about to release a distro update doesnt sound like a good idea to me ubuntu distro upgrades always broke a lot of junk for me...
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post #15 of 22
Go to distrowatch.com pick one or two and give it a try!
Ubuntu is user friendly and easy to use, Arch (Rolling release, wont break your distro) would be something a little more challenging. You could try something like Crunchbang (great light distro for customizing that doesn't have as step of a learning curve as Arch), Sabayon, etc, etc.
post #16 of 22
crunchbang is personally my OS of choice
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crunchbang is personally my OS of choice
post #18 of 22
I like arch personally, but it's a bit harder to set up than Ubuntu. You have to install it with a command line and manually edit some files, but there are some very good and detailed guides on it (lifehacker has one that's excellent). If you don't want to mess with that though, it's hard to go wrong with Ubuntu or an ubuntu variant.
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post #19 of 22
If you want to try arch but don't want to deal with the whole from scratch setup you could go with archbang. It starts you off with openbox.
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Mint since your a newbie.
 
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