Ubuntu Alternatives For Beginners

Posted by gsh on Nov 29, 2007 10:10 AM EDT
OSWeekly.com; By Matt Hartley
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I have heard a number of people tell me that as much as they love the speed of development and the community, sometimes Ubuntu just gets ahead of itself. And I suppose in a larger sense, this is what makes Linux such a fantastic platform in the first place. If you dislike GNOME, you can use KDE, or instead, pick a slimmer desktop manager like Fluxbox. Wireless woes?

Try another distro, use Wicd, instead of network-manager or opt for a wireless switch. The point is that there is always more than one way to overcome a challenge in the Linux world. Unfortunately with Windows, if Vista is terrible, you have XP or the option to move to OS X with a Mac. Linux provides you with choices, despite their clunkiness from time to time.

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