[kwlug-disc] What's the best desktop distribution?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Feb 1 14:00:06 EST 2010


If you are inclined towards Gnome, then Ubuntu is the one to go for.

If you are KDE-ish, then Kubuntu. Use 9.10 until we get an LTS release and
then stay with that.

Both are polished and have a vast repository and active friendly community
where you can ask questions and get answers ...

>From a fellow ex-Mandrake/Mandriva alumnus ...

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Insurance Squared Inc. <
gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

> It's 2010.  You're starting fresh, with no preconceptions, and picking a
> distro for your home or office desktop.
>
> What distro would you pick?
> I'm using Mandriva, but I do so because my ISP Mandrake on my webserver
> back 10+ years ago and I've stuck with it ever since.  But I keep hearing
> about all these other distros.
>

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