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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ubuntu supports it,too. I will try it.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, Ubuntu supports all of them.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Thank you, Ubuntu.

Can't wait to test it out a little more.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Know how to use wine?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Nope.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, just asking.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Why did you ask me that?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I was not talking about an alcoholic beverage.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi anonimnystefy,

You may try linux mint if you don't like ubuntu's interface.

Also, you can boot linux distros from usb flash drives using unetbootin.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi gAr

I like Ubuntu's interface. What is Mint's like?

Hi bobbym

I know that you weren't referring to the drink.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Wine allows you to install windows software to linux. I used for a couple of programs and it worked fine.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi,

Mint's interface is more like the windose interface which you're used to : http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux-Mint-13-MATE-Screenshot-Tour-271500.shtml

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ok thanks for the suggestion, gAr.

I will look into that, bobbym.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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You're welcome, hope you saw unetbootin also, it's a good tool.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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It's okay. I don't need to boot from a USB flash drive.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

I saw it too, thanks for the link.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

You're welcome.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi gAr;

What do you think of the new Ubuntu, have you tried it?

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi bobbym,

No, I did not try the latest ubuntu, 9.10 was the last one I used. After that they messed with the interface I liked.

I started using the ubuntu derivative after that.

What do you think of ubuntu?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I like it very much but I never tried the Ubuntu derivative.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Okay.

The mint team does some interesting things.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What do you like best about it?

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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They have retained the Gnome 2, I like it.

Other than that, it has most of the softwares and codecs I frequently use, so I can directly boot the flash drive into any computer and use the way I want to.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I prefer Gnome also.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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There are other desktop environments like lcde, xfce etc, but haven't tried those yet.

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