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August 2, 2016

I'm a starting from scratch newbie.

I just got started using the Linux distro Ubuntu around the new year. I've only used Ubuntu 14.04 on an old Dell desk top that just gave up the ghost this morning. I'm thinking about building a Linux desktop and don't know where to start. This is what I want to do with my new rig but I'm open to sugestions.

What I like on Ubuntu: Firefox, Amarok music player, GameBoy Advance and Nintendo DS emulation(Retroarch), LibreOffice Writer.

What I need the computer for: Photo and music Archives and music player(an easy to use file system/mananger for those archives), no lag Gameboy Advance and DS emulation(it's for a project and I will have no other gaming needs on the computer), word processing, web browsing. Future needs will be lite video editing tools for short low production Youtube styled videos.

Any advice on where to start would be helpful.


Mr Amissus



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