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Best Linux distros for 2013

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Linux has never been more popular. Free operating systems based on the open-source kernel and applications are a great way to take control of your PC, or breathe new life into old hardware.

We've taken all the major distributions for a test-drive, so read on to discover our favourites, and to see which is right for you.

Ubuntu 13.04

The best known flavour of Linux, Ubuntu is designed to be easy for beginners to use. It's simple to install, it comes with a full suite of applications, and it uses the distinctive Unity interface, which puts your applications right at the side of the screen.

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