windows migrant: choosing linux distribution

D. Marshall Lemcoe Jr. forum at
Wed Nov 2 12:52:35 UTC 2011

Ubuntu, I think is easier to get started from "scratch" with, but all
three distributions that you listed will serve you just fine in
learning the order of the penguin.

Good luck


On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Tom Horsley <horsley1953 at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 18:07:15 +0530
> Linux Tyro wrote:
>> confused between: fedora, openSUSE and ubuntu LTS
> There isn't a lot of difference from the learning standpoint,
> but there are two main differences from an administration
> standpoint: fedora and openSUSE and many others use
> "rpm" packages and ubuntu and debian use "deb" packages
> to install software.
> There are various other administrative differences
> such as networking being described differently on
> fedora versus ubuntu, etc.
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