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Re: [users] Which of the Trinity Live disks would be best to install for a new ex-windoze user?

From: J Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@...>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 22:55:40 -0500
On 2020-09-03 22:41:23 Michael wrote:
> On Thursday 03 September 2020 09:59:50 pm J Leslie Turriff wrote:
> > 	My brother, a long-time windoze user, suggested to me last night that he
> > might give Linux a try.  Looking at the Trinity website, I see a plethora
> > of Live Disk images for various distros available; but which one is most
> > likely to give him a stable and versatile experience?  He is already
> > somewhat skeptical, having seen my occasional struggles with multimedia
> > issues on my OpenSuSE machine*.  (This opportunity will also give me some
> > exposure to Debian-based distros, a probable plus.)
> >
> > Leslie
> >
> > *	(OpenSuSE does not seem to think that multimedia is important, and its
> > support is somewhat sketchy compared with home-computer oriented
> > distros).
> MX Linux
> Huge dev team that has made it a really easy user experience.  It's very
> easy to build a Live USB (Xfce).  And the MX Package Installer simplifies
> adding many popular applications.  TDE can be added to the MXPI
> If you're interested, I'll ask in the MX forum what the steps would be to
> add TDE to their Live USB.
> Best,
> Michael

	Well, I was really looking to use one of the ready-made Trinity ISOs.  It
looks like maybe focal is the latest one?  (This business of names instead of
release numbers isn't very friendly IMO.)  Is it reasonably stable?  I don't
want this windoze user to have a bad experience.