me a + !
Preferably a bit clean looking (flat is justice)

Must run:
- VSCodium
- GitKraken
- Docker
- Vivaldi

Stuff I'd like to run (not a requirement):
- Bash
- Station

Will run on a laptop with the following specs:
- AMD E3-350 (dualcore 1.6GHz)
- 250GB HDD

Thanks guys, I think I'll give Pop_OS! a try first and then, if I don't like it as much, I'll give OpenSUSE a try :)

@finlaydag33k @selea I have heard good things about Pop_OS! or however it is written. Fedora is pretty minimalistic, too, but you probably won’t appreciate how fast it moves.

@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.

@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...

@pkotrcka @finlaydag33k

Debian 9 is quite nice, I did not like Debian 7 either :)

@selea @finlaydag33k yeah, I think last 1-2 releases are "mainstream acceptable" level.

@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 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..

@finlaydag33k buuuut, in my case, #opensuse tumbleweed also works just fine on my laptop.

@pkotrcka OpenSUSE aye? now that's a name I haven't heard in a while...
Is it any good for simple-minded development?

@finlaydag33k you mean something like my #fortran hello world development? yeah, capable 😄 check if package of your choice is there and you are ready to go.. otherwise, it is a .rpm distro, so ...

@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.

@finlaydag33k Antergos if you like bleeding edge, Debian if you're ok with being a bit behind for extra stability.

@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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