I made this article in order to encourage those who havent tried any Linux Distribution yet to get out of their comfort zone and experience the best, easy, and secure life with Linux.
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As most common people new to Linux would want to do, you could play with your MEPIS box, upgrade a few packages like KDE 3.5, and discover how this would work for you. If there is any trouble that you might encounter, you could always consult forums like MEPISLOVERS.org and ask questions. Linux is supported by the community, and you could get instant support if you would just visit different forums dedicated to Linux.