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Topic # 242837 16-Nov-2018 12:17
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Just wondering which distro you would you go for if you are the one having to provide support over the phone or in person.  I am assuming that the person just wants to browse the web, watch youtubes, go on facebook, print out the odd document,  & so on.

 

I was thinking Ubuntu, Mint, maybe Xubuntu.  (I've looked at MX 17.1 and although the reviewers love it, & say it would be great for beginners, I tend to think that there is an awful lot to tinker with!)

 

I'd say Ubuntu 16.04.x with Unity might be hard to beat - it's still got at least a couple of years of security updates to go.


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  Reply # 2127889 16-Nov-2018 12:26
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ChromeOS. Depending on what hardware you're planning to install it on, something like Neverware can make this very straightforward.


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  Reply # 2127891 16-Nov-2018 12:31
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Ubuntu however, I support mdfs suggestion of Chrome OS or Neverwear





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