With regard to which is the right distribution for you, there are a plethora of good choices. Red Hat, SUSE and
Mandriva all have commercially-supported desktop-oriented products as well as community-based products. There are also other community distributions available like Debian, Gentoo and Ubuntu. All of them provide good and similar functionality.
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