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  1. #1

    Best Linux for me

    I have a new laptop and it came with windows 8. So far I hate it and it is too slow. I will mainly us this pc for surfing. So I would like something streamlined and fast. I would also like something like remote access.

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Tucson AZ
    If your computer came with windows 8, you will need to read about Secure Boot before you try installing Linux. You could check the links below for other peoples opinions:

    The best Linux distro of 2012! | TuxRadar Linux
    What is the Fastest Linux Distro of 2012? List of fastest Linux Distros

    Also the distrowatch site below has a lot of links and info. AntiX is a fast distribution you could google for info on. Put the fun back into computing. Use Linux, BSD.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    Hello and wecome!

    Good advice, that offered by yancek. In addition, you might be able to disable some Win8 services and/or eyecandy that could speed up performance.

    Otherwise, I think you will enjoy running Linux if you give it a trial and a fair chance. Let us know how it goes...

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