@L1Cafe No, I'm not a big fan of Fedora... I prefer to keep going with systems for a long time (not neccessarily something like rolling-release but LTS).
I have heard a big deal of Pop_OS! too but never tried it.
Debian + awesome window manager
@finlaydag33k debian? especially now when buster will be released soon.
@pkotrcka I haven't touched plain Debian in a while (last time I touched it was around Debian 7)... but back when I used it, something (idk what but something) made me not like it...
It wasn't that Debian felt like a shitty distro or something, just *something* didn't feel right about it...
@finlaydag33k then the improved debian == ubuntu 😳
@pkotrcka Ah, I see
@pkotrcka I've actually been using Debian for 7-ish years now and felt like trying something else than plain Ubuntu honestly XD
I'm running Ubuntu-Budgie right now and while it looks nice and feels nice, I wanted to take this opportunity to try out new stuff.
@finlaydag33k well, from your requirement list, I would say that .deb or .rpm distro is something you want.. but then, I am not sure about dockers, flats, etc.. CentOS surprised me, how everything worked.
@pkotrcka CentOS? On a "desktop"? Is that a thing?
@finlaydag33k yeah, why not?
@pkotrcka dunno, I've never really seen it used on the desktop so thought there was some reason why it didn't XD
@finlaydag33k netinstall, select desktop of your choice, wait, reboot, done..
@pkotrcka OpenSUSE aye? now that's a name I haven't heard in a while...
Is it any good for simple-minded development?
@pkotrcka Well... more like: "I just want the distro to work and keep working ffs".
It's my biggest gripe with default Ubuntu... the UI starts to glitchout pretty badly after a while... also packages randomly break at times...
@finlaydag33k I do not know, not happening here in the SUSE land for me.. OK, after a major KDE upgrade, I found out that it is wise to at least log out and log back in.. but otherwise, I am careless, I upgrade, wait, reboot when in mood for a reboot 😄
@pkotrcka hmm... I see...
Also, I take it that SUSE comes with KDE?
How has that been? the last time I used KDE was with KDE 4 and I *hated* it...
@finlaydag33k you can selecte any major desktop, but yes, I am running KDE (plasma, or whatever they call it now)... but if you need herbstluftwm, it is there, even with some example scripts 😄 but even my KDE setup is super minimal..
@finlaydag33k but again, I am running tumbleweed (rolling release of OS), so that is a recipe for failure, in general 😄
@finlaydag33k also, if you want me to try something for you, just let me know.
I'll third Debian!
@rodrigo I've tried Antergos a little while ago, wasn't much of a fan of it :\
@finlaydag33k openSUSE is fantastic. Been my home for a little under 2 years. The only other one that even tempts me is Solus.
@gray Wait... hang on... Solus *looks* like pretty much everything I wanted...
I'll give that a try first
Imma Fedora guy. I would recommend Fedora because of the simple packagemanager DNF and you dont have to reinstall the distro if a major update comes out
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