i was thinking on buying a laptop and its runnin linux is linux a good operating system?
i dont have any clue what linux is or how it works or if its user friendly all i usually really use is windows.
Asked By: AsianInvasion89 - 7/30/2010
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There are Hundreds of distributions of Linux. This will give you an idea of some of the bigger ones... More
Answered By: Chet - 7/30/2010
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What use are you going to put it to? I dont mean to be arrogant but my opinion is that for us normal users - Linux is really Open and "Unfriendly" (people who use Windows rarely get along with it). All my tech-guru friends keep telling me all the wonderful things that Linux/UNIX can do - I dont find even 1 thing of... More
Answered By: pprofile24614 - 7/30/2010
dont get linux it sucks the first guy is very bias
Answered By: Universal - 7/30/2010
For gaming there is XP... More
Answered By: Compiz 0.8.6/Linux Mint 9 - 7/31/2010
Ya its better, I use Linux full time and its probably the best operating system ever. Since you are new to Linux I recommend you to go to LinuxMint 9 KDE, its user-friendly, looks great and is fast. How fast you say, I get around 33 mbps of file copying speed on my Dual-core PC and my other PC running Core i3 with... More
Answered By: Wrix - 8/1/2010
Yes it is a very good OS. I recommend you look through: http://www.system76.com/?gclid=CJTs4ZeCmqMCFQdGagodrjv6mg
Answered By: JMR - 8/1/2010
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