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Sun Jul 25 11:04:39 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> If I were advising someone about to try Linux which one to try, my
> response would be similar: Pick one that you have good support for,
> unless you're going to be able to fix all your problems by yourself.
> Whether that be support from your friends, or on-line.
Very correct opinion.
> But they'll still go through the following. ;-)
>> Whatever distro they pick they will, inevitably, suffer from the
>> "grass is greener" syndrome. :-)
> In the past, I'd be inclined to suggest the same as what I'm using, as
> I'm familiar with it. But, these days, knowing that I'll be called upon
> endlessly for help, I only tell people that I use Fedora, but they may
> be happier with Ubuntu. And I can't help them with Ubuntu, because I
> don't use it.
> I tend to agree with the other comment about them having similar
> problems, but with a longer-life product, your resolution will probably
> have a longer life span, too.
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