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July 17, 2013

I know nothing...

I know nothing of Linux and after reading a few articles etc I'm currently downloading linux mint. I want to though, run it on a Windows 7 platform. What VM can I use that will host Linux Mint?

Also, Since I know networking\sytem admin (but its all Windows), I read on a forum here that releases such as slackware are the best to use to really learn linux since you have to do all the leg work to get the OS running. I guess this is a common way to learn?

What, though, is the best or what should I start with as a linux Distro for Server Administration?

Thanks!

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