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Since is turning more and more corporate, I would really start using more and more.

with some desktop environment maybe?
Or does anyone else have any other suggestion?

I've tried Project Trident for a while, but it was not stable enough for my hardware for some reason.

@selea Guix isn't very corporate as far as I can tell

@selea Depends on the distro, the only really corporate Distros are stock Ubuntu and Redhat/CentOS

I'd say it depends what you do...both #OpenBSD and #FreeBSD are great, but have short-falls. For example, both have VMs, but neither is "easy" to use, some software is lacking, I never got some desktop environments running on BSD, stuff like that...

If you try out #FreeBSD, I'd recommend #GhostBSD - and #OpenBSD worked better for me personally. But DO check your hardware compatibility BEFORE you install.

@farhan
Yes come onboard ! (free|open)BSD would be a good start and the community will be there for you !
@selea

@selea I might be totally wrong but isn't BSD even more corporate (thinking about licenses, etc)?

@rgggn
hmm, good thought.
I did not even think that far

@selea OpenBSD is really nice, it have very good system monitoring tools too for servers and have a better network stack than Linux (not really hard tho)

@Archivist

A part of me wants to make it my daily driver, but a part of me is still with linux-libre

@selea I gave a shot before I settled on Ubuntu, actually, and I really like the FreeBSD community, but the initial setup went _way_ over my head. After installation and rebooting I discovered that it had not saved my network information and I had to track down a bunch of information to manually encode into some configuration files. Very strange way to run an OS, to say the least. Make sure you install network managers and setup programs before rebooting.

@swashberry

Ah thanks for the headsup!
I am definitely investigating this!

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