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Old April 4th, 2005, 03:04 AM
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Default Linux OS in New PC

I'm very much new to linux. I'm planning to buy a
new PC with Linux OS. I have previously worked with
Linux at an Instituition. But i don't know how to buy
a Linux version. I would like to know which Linux
version to go what are th features to look for.
Please help me in this regard. I know this may take
quite a lot of time from ur side. Pls help me

Thanks & regards,

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Old April 5th, 2005, 05:38 AM
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Hey anandham,

Most modern gnu/linux distros are good. Personally I favour debian, which is freely downloadable from:

You can compare the popular distros here:


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