Comment: debian clones for the newbs

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debian clones for the newbs

here
http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
and here
http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

both great for beginners. apt package manager is easy.
Burn iso to disk. Then boot off it. You can try before you install fully.

There is good documentation for both. Just google whatever you are looking such as

"configure networking linux mint" and you will exactly what you need within the first 3 ports.

one of my favourite distros

http://www.slackware.com/getslack/

slack packs r boss