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Comes as a live DVD that you can try, then install if you like it. Desktops available are GNOME 3, KDE, LXDE and/or Xfce Desktop envoirments.
Available as a live CD or installable DVD. Desktops available include KDE, GNOME 3, LXDE and/or E17 Desktop envoirments.
Available as a live CD with KDE or Gnome desktop, or as a 4.7 Gb DVD for installation. Desktops available on the DVD version include GNOME 3.4, KDE, LXDE and/or Xfce.
Comes as a live DVD that you can try, then install if you like it. Default Desktop is Cinnamon, however, Mate, KDE, LXDE and XFCE are also available.
A Russian Linux with Mandriva roots. It supports many European languages and is available as a KDE or Gnome desktop, however, the initial installation shows only one desktop, and only includes the most used programs so one must download any additional ones wanted.
Availale as a live DVD to try and/or install. Default Desktop is Unity. Other available desktops include KDE, LXDE and XFCE. Ubuntu also has specialty distributions such as Kubuntu, Mythbuntu, Vortexbox and Christian.
A live distribution that can be installed. Desktops available include KDE, LXDE, XFCE or KDE FullMonty
A live distribution that can do many things. Can be installed on a USB stick to use on other computers.
A complete distribution that can be made to look and work like Windows XP, Windows 7 or Gnome2
Has been a solid distribution for many years but has run into financial problems.
An interesting E 17 desktop with many variations.
Make an old computer into a Home Music Server. Can also store pictures or Documents.
Dedicate a computer to watching TV. - Mythbuntu is much more complex than Kaffeine but can record programs and do other things that Kaffeine can't do. You need a bit of savy to get this one up and running.