Bri asked in Computers & InternetSoftware · 5 years ago

Can you list some pros and cons of both antiX and Ubuntu Linux OSs?

Computer Specs:

Power Supply: 550w

BIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. 080014

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+

Processor Speed: 2294 MHz

RAM: 2GB Capacity

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a

Sound Card: Realtek High Definition audio

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  • 5 years ago
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    You can read some reviews for each:

    In general

    ubuntu pros:

    Very much larger user base

    active forums

    good support and documentation

    easy to install and maintain

    several desktop managers available

    very many option for customization

    ubuntu cons:

    necessary to reinstall from scratch on occasion

    not built for power user

    requires modern hardware and good amount of hard drive space

    antiX pros:

    small and light weight

    good for older computers low ram required

    large base of software available from debian repository

    lightweight install footprint

    antiX cons:

    limited customization available

    limited documentation and support

    limited users base

    newer distro with less testing

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