[ale] Recommendations for my next distro?

Calvin Harrigan calvin.harrigan at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 07:59:59 EST 2015

I can second Gentoo.  It's a great place to learn.  But the maintenance
cost is high.  I currently only have one box running Gentoo.  I've been
using mint for about a year or so.  Great general purpose distribution,
it's based on ubuntu.

On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 5:49 AM, DJ-Pfulio <djpfulio at jdpfu.com> wrote:

> On 02/28/2015 07:19 PM, Edward James Monson, II wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> >
> > I've been using various flavors of Ubuntu for about 5 years, and I'm
> ready to
> > try something new. I'm fairly comfortable with the command line. I'm
> curious
> > what distributions people on this list use, and how they rate in
> difficulty
> > compared to Ubuntu. I'd also prefer to use something a lot of other
> people
> > use so I have more people I can run to for help. :)
> Depends on your goals for learning something new.
>   http://blog.jdpfu.com/2011/11/05/learning-linux-easy-to-hard
> If you are in the US and want to be a Linux admin or programmer, centos or
> fedora would make sense.
> If you want to be a kernel dev, gentoo.
> If you want to learn the internals, just for fun, and constantly tweak
> things
> that break - arch.
> If you just need a distro for online banking - TinyCore.
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