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linux newbie

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by ants83, 7 May 2006.

  1. ants83

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 2,426

    hey all, Currently running xp home and want to use linux either on this PC or build a cheap one and run it on that. What software do i need can i download an OS or is it better to buy. What OS do i need i will be mainly browsing the Internet and other apps. Any help would be great.Thanks
     
  2. zetec452

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 15 Sep 2003

    Posts: 9,454

    http://www.ubuntu.com/ is a nice easy to use Linux Distro based on Debian.

    I would probably recommend putting it on a spare machine at first so you don't mess up your main pc.
     
  3. ants83

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 2,426

    ok thanks for the link