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ubuntuThere are dozens of Linux distributions to choose from today. These distributions are targeted at home users, developers, administrators, support personnel, mobile devices and more. Some Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE, are well known, but there are many more Linux distributions catering to niche markets and those with more specialized requirements.

This guide includes reviews of the various Linux distributions that are available, and can show you which distribution is right for you. You will also find helpful hints on how to use Linux, and how to work around some of the common problems first time users may experience when using Linux.

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