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Choosing and Using the Best Linux Distro for You!

Learner PC 

The days of Linux presenting the user with just an intimidating command line interface are long gone! Today's Linux variants (-or Distros as they are known within the Linux community) nearly all have GUI desktops that rival any of the proprietary alternatives. In this guide, we cover the best versions of Linux currently available for your PC.

The focus of this guide is

  • To explain why you should be considering Linux as your main Operating System

  • To showcase the various different implementations of Linux out there (-known as Distros) so you can decide which is best for you

  • To show how to install (-and configure) Linux

  • To cover some basic Linux administration and Housekeeping tasks

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