Best Alternative Operating System To Ubuntu?

Jesse Palser SLNTHERO at
Thu Jul 7 21:04:33 UTC 2011

On 07/07/2011 05:03 PM, Robert Swanson wrote:
> On Monday 27 June 2011 14:33, ANDY wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Jesse Palser<SLNTHERO at>  wrote:
>>> Best Alternative Operating System To Ubuntu?
>> Some good summaries are below.
>      If you want the ultimate in configurability and speed, then I would choose
> Gentoo.  It is not conventional, in the sense that there are regular
> releases.  You keep your system up to date by using the command
> emerge --sync.  It is a portage based system and you can add programs to your
> system from a very large list by simply emerging them.
>      If you want to know more, just go to
> I prefer Gentoo for all my other operations, but the family computer, this
> one, will run Kubuntu forever simply because my wife doesn't like to have to
> learn about computer programs, she just wants her email and browser to work
> trouble free.
> Bob

After trying about 12 Linux distros, I decided to use Xubuntu 11.04


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