Which is the best linux in 2012
Still sticking with windows ?If you are a windows or a mac user and if you are thinking to install the best version of linux on your system then you are on the right place.There are so many versions of linux in 2012 which are very friendly and most of them are better than windows.Many people out there still think linux as an alien.If you are one of them stop your imagination and come into the real world.
I know you will have many questions regarding linux and i have answered few general questions about linux at the end of this post and further if you have any questions feel free to ask them in the comment section.
First let us see what are all the advantages of linux over other operating systems: :
- Linux is free and their updates are also FREE.
- Linux is very secure : Hacking into a linux system is very difficult unlike windows.
- Linux is virus free : So you do not need an antivirus software for linux
- Linux is Faster than any other operating system .
- Throw away all your driver CD’s now.Linux has all drivers inbuilt with it and it automatically detects and installs any hardware attached to your computer.
- Linux can run windows applications and softwares too.
Which is the best linux ?
LINUX MINT :Linux mint 12 is the Best and stable version of the linux and the next version had been already released .I would advice you to install linux mint 12 because the updated version is still in development stage .Linux mint was launched by Clement lefebvre in 2006.Linux mint was developed from ubuntu , which is the second best version of linux which created a revolution among linux users because of its attractive user interface and several other additional features .
You can download Linux Mint 12 here :
Like i said before , ubuntu is the second best linux version used worldwide.Ubuntu was created by mark shuttleworth.Ubuntu was the best version until Linux mint was developed.Still people use ubuntu because it provides a good graphical user interface and this linux is based on the older version of linux called as debian.
You can download UBUNTU here :
Frequently asked questions :
Is Linux better than windows ?Yes , graphical interface is better than windows and linux is very fast .
- Can i install softwares Easily like windows ?
Yes , Within a single click you can install any windows application .
- Will Linux support windows software ?
Yes , Windows softwares can be run in linux using an inbuilt program called “wine”.
- Should i know codings to use linux ?
No , You do not need any programming skills.Linux is Very user friendly.
- What are the system requirements to install Linux ?
Any computer with more than 215MB RAM and Celeron processor can run LINUX.
- Can i Try linux before use ?
Yes , you can try linux either virtually or by using live cd.
- Can i play window’s games in linux ?
Like i already told before use wine and play any window’s game.
- Where can i ask for help ?
If you need then you can even ask help here at the comments section.
- From where can i get applications for linux ?
From software manager you can install any available Linux Applications or you can get it from other websites too.
7 thoughts on “which is the best linux in 2012”
my linux backbox(virtual machine on windows) does not accept windows softwares like .exe files and others. why is that? and can I run backbox and backtrack as virtual machines on linux mint
thank you for commenting, i am sure we can help you out. first of all, i need more description on your problem, can you pls tell me if you have wine installed? you have not mentioned it.
if you have wine, then did you right click > permissions > allow as executable.. ??
pls let me know if you did it, i will help you out…
yes,,, you can install virtual box in linux mint (from the software manager) and you can run any operating system in it..
I don't av wine installed. How can I get it(link)
Try this in the terminal : sudo apt-get install wine
OR try here : http://www.winehq.org/download/
OR go to your software manager and search Wine and install!
is this is like windows os or we need training for this os.
you dont need any training at all.it is very user friendly..