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The Linux Desktop Experience For 2010

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I’ve been looking at the vast range of Linux desktop flavours around and I thought it might be interesting to give my opinion on what I believe to be right up there as the best from my experience of trying them.

Instead of saying what I believe is the best in terms of the distribution though I’m going to provide a list of the best 3 Linux desktops for it’s desktop implementation of Gnome,KDE,XFCE and the experience as a whole.

1. Linux Mint 8 – Main Edition

No surprises here then, I use this for every day use and although I’m considering to move to the Linux Mint XFCE flavour. I still think that Linux Mint is the very best in making the Gnome desktop experience the best experience out there.

It’s also a great experience for beginners and people who simply cannot be bothered to compile or configure everything any more because Linux Mint does this for you and more and like many have stated it certainly does “just work”

The Gnome desktop is a environment that works well for most hardware as well.

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