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Installed Apricity OS, but only has barebone GNOME desktop after restart

I installed Apricity OS as guest in my VMware, and installed it successfully. During installation, the desktop was as Apricity customized. (Fonts, themes, icons, shell, etc.) But when I restarted it ...
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Least resource-consuming Linux OS to run just Chrome

I've developed some application which uses a browser in order to run. The usage of the browser is simply for the GUI which is built with html/css/js (there are lot of js animations). Currently, the ...
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Linux distribution for a beginner Windows 7 user with good compatibility [closed]

A few days ago a friend asked me if I could install a good Linux distribution on his old PC (actually not very old: Intel Core 2, 2 GB of RAM). He's a Windows 7 user and a lawyer who uses the PC ...
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I want my Ubuntu 9.04/9.10 back, is there any current similar distro?

I was switching to Linux in the optimal time, around Ubuntu 9.04/9.10. I am a programmer, so I don't want to be a "Linux guru", that's why Ubuntu was perfect for me - until Unity/Gnome3. In latest ...
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Looking for a Linux distro with specific window related features

I have been looking for the past few days, I need these features: Docking a window on any side of a desktop expands it to fit half/a quarter of the space Resizing and moving windows must be very easy ...
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Recommend a Linux Distribution for my use

I have no experience with Linux. I'm looking for a distribution which is beginner friendly. Ubuntu looks great. My usage for this system will include web development, and possibly application ...