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Which linux distro?

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I realize that this isn't the best place to ask since most gamers use windows, but I'll ask it anyway. I'm getting another hard drive soon (250 GB SATA), and I will install linux on it. However, I'm not sure which distribution to get. So, which one should I get? And please, give reasons and refrain from bashing other distros.


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    Ubuntu is the most easy transfer from Windows. The interface is somewhat alike, and you can try it before actually installing it. Ubuntu comes with office applications, a web browser, music manager, and so forth. Also, the support forum for Ubuntu is very friendly and there are drivers for many hardware that may not have Linux drivers.
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    SuSe 10.1, i recently made the transfer from windows to linux also, i havnt had a problem with it nor have i had any problems figuring out what does what.It has the Ease of use for begginers and when you get experienced, it has the power you need(IMO) Also SuSe has a very active and friendly community surrounding it =D. SuSe Other recommendations from me would be: Mandriva,Fedora or Ubuntu Good luck with linux, and be sure to have fun =P
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