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Discussion on: What's your fav Linux distro

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Sakshat Author

Maybe it's time for you to try Mint. So many positive comments about it on this post. I'm almost tempted to try it out.

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Jesse Barkdoll

I have tried it. It’s a great starting distro to get acquainted with Linux. But I stay away from it due to my preference on package managers. I am not a big fan of apt, which Mint, Ubuntu, and Ubuntu-based distorts ship with.

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Sakshat Author

Yup I have the same issue, sticking to AUR for now

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Thomas Broyer

Ha ha, I stay away from CentOS et al. mostly due to my preference on package managers, I'm definitely not a fan of yum πŸ˜‰ Side note: at work, almost everyone stays away from CentOS 🀷

Using Debian or Ubuntu LTS for servers, Arch on my laptop (fortunately, you don't go through the install steps too often πŸ˜‰ actually, we even just put the SSD in the new machine when changing laptops so you actually really go through the install steps once)

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Jesse Barkdoll

That’s exactly it, haha. I like to think of distro flavors like ice cream. Pick the one you enjoy and just run with it.