OK well Ubuntu is OK but there's not alot of options on it so i want something that looks almost like windows.<img src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" />
I'd suggest Ubuntu lol.<br />
What do you want linux to be, windows? There's this one distro you should download, VISTA. lol<br />
Use linux for what it is! The most popular distros can always be found at distrowatch.org<br />
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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<div style="font-style:italic;">I heard good things about slackware hows that one.</div>
Its good too.<br><br>
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".
the BEST DISTRO doesn't currently exist as mentioned above.<br />
theres no look, to a distro, except it's logo i guess. cause you can run any DE WM on any distro.<br />
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.
Originally Posted by <strong>TooFAST4YOU</strong>
<div style="font-style:italic">OK well Ubuntu is OK but there's not alot of options on it so i want something that looks almost like windows.<img src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" /></div>
</div>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.
Well, Kubuntu is Ubuntu but with KDE, so it will look more like Windows. Mandriva looks a lot like Windows IMO as well, and if you buy the comercial version, it comes with lots of non-free software that makes Linux MUCH easyer. Plus, it has manuals and the like to help you out. Another good one to try would be Linspire Five-0, another comercial distro, that tries to be as much like Windows as possible.<br><br>
Once you get your distro installed, there are theams you can use to make it look even more like Windows. I have even seen theams that turn the K-menu button into a "start" button!
There are a ton of options for Ubuntu. If you can find them you havent looked hard enough. What do you want to do with it?<br />
Also to get some apps and stuff look at Automatix or Easy Ubuntu to get some of those things going. Or better yet find what they are and manually install them.<br />
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