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Choosing The Right Linux Distro!

  Thinking which Linux distro to choose? Here's a guide to choose between 10 niche Linux distros.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 We often get queries from our readers regarding which Linux to choose for a particular system or which Linux distro to start with. So here's a small guide, which can help you choose a suitable distro basis your needs.

1. Debian:

Who Should Choose: Those who need stability as it uses older software which is known to be stable.
Suitable for: Servers
Recommended system requirements: 1GHz processor, 512MB memory, 5GB hard-drive
Website: http://www.debian.org/distrib/

2. Ubuntu

Who Should Choose: Those want the latest software and an interface with better graphics.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Recommended system requirements: 800MB memory, 1GHz processor, and 5GB hard-drive
Website: http://www.ubuntu.com/download

3. Kubuntu

Who Should Choose: Those want the latest software and an interface with better graphics but dislikes unity.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Recommended system requirements: 1GHz processor, 10GB hard-drive, and more than 1GB memory
Website: http://www.kubuntu.org/getkubuntu


4. Xubuntu

Who Should Choose: Lightweight version of Ubuntu. Those want the latest software and an interface with better graphics but for older hardware or hardware with less resources.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Recommended system requirements: 512MB memory and 5GB hard-drive
Website: http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/

5. Linux Mint

Who Should Choose: want a Debian-based system, but dislike Unity may be interested in Linux Mint. Comes with choice of interface i.e. MATE, Cinnamon, XFCE, or KDE.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Recommended system requirements: 1GHz processor, 1GB memory, and 10GB hard-drive
Website: http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php

6. Kali

Who Should Choose: Hackers or security experts.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Website: http://www.kali.org/downloads/

7. Slackware

Who Should Choose: advanced users who want light weight system.
Suitable for: Average mainstream desktop/laptop user
Recommended system requirements: i486 processor, 256MB memory, and 5GB hard-drive

8. Fedora

Who Should Choose: Who want RedHat counterpart of Ubuntu (Debian system). Suitable for: Mainstream desktop/laptop users.
Recommended system requirements are 1GB memory and 10GB hard-drive.
Website: http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora

9. Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Who Should Choose: Who want paid servery system.
Suitable for: Server system

10. Puppy Linux

Who Should Use: Those with lightweight system
Suitable for: Older systems
Recommended system requirements: 333MHz processor, 64MB memory, 512MB swap, and 1GB hard-drive.
Website: http://puppylinux.org/main/Download Latest Release.htm

Atithya Amaresh, EFYTIMES News Network



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