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Discussion on: What's the most beginner-friendly Linux distro?

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Abhinav Kulshreshtha

Most user friendly distro is the one you use the most. Newcomers get stuck up in this silly question but the reality is just this simple, pick up one and use it, open browser and google the issue and get to work. Once you learn the basic on one distro, switching to any distro is really easy.

Personally I started with fedora, because I believe yum (and now dnf) is much better package manager than apt-get. These days, I use Pop_OS! for gaming, Manjaro for home use, solus for development. My office had ubuntu-lts, I later got permission for elementary os (The policy allowed for ubuntu lts based only) but since I am working from home, I was allowed to modify script on whatever distro I wanted to use.

Bunch of shell scripts customization, a lot of internet search, and a lot of dedication, will be needed no matter what distro one choose to use.

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Abhinav Kulshreshtha

Also, since I distro-hop a lot, I prefer gnome desktop everywhere.

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Marc-André Appel

True, even though KDE might be very customizable, or the light weight contenters have their merits, nothing could separate me from Gnome 😏

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Madza Author

Thanks for the insight 👍😉