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How to choose the best Linux distro for your laptop

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: TechRadar

How to choose the best Linux distro for your laptop

Note: Our best Linux distro for laptops feature has been fully updated. This article was first published in January 2011. The smart notebook user shouldn't overlook Linux. The question is: which distro should you pick to run on your laptop? Experienced users might recommend Arch Linux for fast performance, Debian for stability and Ubuntu for its collection of user-friendly, pre-installed apps. If that's not enough choice to make your head spin, Slackware is also very popular amongst people with older laptops, although it's only really suitable for advanced users. In this article, we'll look at different usage scenarios that should be familiar to users of portable devices and explore Linux distros that are suitable for these particular cases. To make everybody's life easier, we've limited this guide to pre-packaged Live Linux distros. We'll also stick to Live installations as much as possible throughout this tour. This is important if you're working on a corporate laptop and can't install software, as you can...

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