Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by new_linuxuser, May 19, 2009.
what is the best linux distribution to start with when i'm used to working with windows ?
For desktop use I'd recommend Ubuntu. For server use, I'd recommend debian.
i've tried Ubuntu desktop already but it's not complete enough :s
maybe something else ?
Why is it not complete enough? What is missing?
i can't play mp3, wma,... files and to install the codecs it's too difficult
i must have a distribution that is complete enough so i can get to know linux and i don't put too much time into codecs and all...
Either try Linux Mint, or use this tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfect-desktop-ubuntu-9.04
Use that repository, install VLC and mplayer and all the codecs ...
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