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#1 GB2064



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 09:45 PM

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#2 manunkind


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Posted 03 August 2013 - 01:40 PM

Needs updated though.  Backtrack has been replaced with Kali Linux.

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#3 moon



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Posted 29 May 2017 - 08:07 PM

What version of Linux is suggested for seniors that has never used anything but windows OS's ??

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Posted 30 May 2017 - 08:21 AM

I think the answer to that is what you want from your computer and your OS.  I put down Ubuntu at home and run it alongside Windows 10, and by and large am comfortable with it.

That said, I've heard that Linux Mint is the one to go for if you're transitioning from Windows and don't want much of a learning curve.


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Worth checking the hardware requirements as well - if your PC will run Windows Vista (OK, unpopular and no longer supported but compared to other versions of Windows it was a real resource hog which is why I'm using that as my example) then you should be fine with most Linux distros.  Otherwise, check the system requirements prior to installing, or run as a live CD to begin with and see how you get along with it.


Update: Zorin OS may be the way to go.  Looks like it might be worth putting that down when I get a mo and playing with it...  System requirements are quite light as well.

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#5 moon



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Posted 05 June 2017 - 01:53 PM

Thanks for the info..........