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  • Very silly question ! What do u mean by "go to directory --> download linux-> desktop"..... what kind of flavor of Linux u want to use!! however whatever ur choice, go to related website and download from there. Of course it depends on u if u want to use free / with cost.

    Answered by Rechil Colin
    One year ago
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  • Don't know what/where this mysterious directory is so will disregard.

    First a terminology lesson:
    Linux == kernel- an interface between hardware and software
    MSwindows has kernel as well
    also
    Linux == umbrella term for operating systems (distro's) built around
    linux kernel

    Linux Distro == operating system built around linux kernel

    As for which distro to choose, you need to know/decide on a few things first:
    1) You need to know your hardware especially if you have a 32 or 64 bit processor. 32bit distros can run on 64bit hardware but not vice versa.

    2) What type of distro do you want/need
    If you are a windows refugee or just new to linux you probably want a full-featured main stream distro.

    3) What type of Desktop Environment to you want
    The name of the game in linux is choice and there are several DEs for you to choose from

    You can go to distrowatch.com and use their search function to get started though I would spend some time doing a little research first
    Most of the big distros have liveCDs/liveDVDs so you can try them out without having to install them first.

    Also, Distro iso's (file you want to download) generally have info in file name
    i386,...,1686 designate 32bit OSs
    x86_64 in name means 64 bit
    If you see G or gnome or KDE or XFCE ... in file name these are Desktop environments

    have fun
    harv

    Answered by harv
    One year ago
    0 0
  • You can always go to distrowatch linux. If you have a older system use some thing like xubuntu. I personaly use linuxmint.

    Cevin

    Answered by Cevin Gauthier
    One year ago
    0 0
  • I think Logical was referring to the menu bar across the top of this page: Home | News | Linux Community | Learn Linux | Directory | Jobs

    Answered by wyn
    One year ago
    0 0
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