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[vox] re: linux recommendation

I noticed that most posters, true to prediction,
favored Ubuntu/Kubuntu as the preferred flavor of
Linux for the original poster's mother. As I
understand it, the only difference between those two
is that one uses Gnome and the other KDE, for the GUI.

I was wondering - why didn't anyone mention Fedora
Core from Red Hat? To my way of thinking, this one at
least has the advantage of brand-name recognition
among Linux users and therefore some of the best
support among user groups. (Am I wrong?) This seems
like it would be an advantage.

FC is by any yardstick a "mainstream" or "major"
distribution, though admittedly it probably has a
greater foothold in the server environment than the
desktop one. Nonetheless, a question to the (K)Ubuntu
users - is there any advantage to your distro over
Fedora? (And yes...I've used all three and happen to
like FC best, though admittedly I use it for my
server, not an everyday desktop OS.)

Your thoughts?

Thanks, Matt

Rather than appoint yourself judge, jury, and executioner, why not leave it to the One who already is?
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