Got a new SSD and I am considering reinstalling my PC.
Which distro should I pick?
@selea Wow, great results so far. 😆
I have really considered it, when I tried it a couple of month ago I liked it, but I am a sucker at scheme so I think it would be a waste
@selea This is a hard comparison, but it is hard to go wrong with Debian.
@selea from your list I would go with Debian but if you'd like to try something different nitrux seems interesting too.
FreeBSD is something I want to convert to, but now when Hyperbola is turning BSD I think it would be cool
@href Isn't that a niche thing for nerds? What happens to the people who use it? Do they ever dry up when they need certain packages?
@selea Only thing that would keep me from runing most of those is the lack of steam...as i do have quite the collection of games...but i would go with Parabola because of it's base on Arch.
Otherwise Pure Arch
@selea I keep going back to Mint on xfce.
@selea Pure OS is amazingly fast.
@selea I personally keep it simple with Linux Mint, but those are all great choices!
Debian, via MX Linux or antiX. The former with an Xfce DE. The latter with minimal desktop/window manager setups.
btw, which brand, model did you end up buying?
I just bought a 2 TB Kingston SSD
UV500 series? SATA or PCI-e?
Ack. Sorry, meant SSD or *M.2 slot*. <palms forehead>
I went with a ordinary SATA SSD, I dont have M2 in my old box :)
Kingston A400 1920GB 2.5" SATA
Surprised to find no availability under Amazon or eBay for this size. I did find a purchase site--just under $200 USD. Not bad, considering that was the price for a 60 GB not too many years ago.
Please do post your observations over time: performance and reliability. TIA
Oh, and you can't buy it direct from Kingston--960GB the largest I can buy. Strange. 🤔
yeah I got it for 200USD actually. I think it was a good deal :P
@selea I'm particularly fond of Debian.
Yes me too, so I went with Trisquel again :)
@selea Weird flex. "I like Debian so I'm gonna run not-Debian"
Well I could go with arch or something that is not even related to debian, that what I was referring to
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