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Hey GNU/Linux users, what distro are you using for your main PC desktops/laptops?

So we have a winner in our distro poll... Or, we don't? As for distro "families", it looks like the Debian one wins, with Arch coming really close. But Debian-family means Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, MX and a whole lot of alternatives. But... Red Had, in desktop/laptop, mostly means Fedora, so if you think about it, that may be the real winner, if we consider individual options. Anyway, thanks to everybody who voted, commented and shared this! :)

@array I don't want to answer because I don't want to be grouped in with people using manjaro :p

@sotolf
@array
You hate being associated with Manjaro; I hate being associated with Gnu.

@sotolf
@array
Maybe someday. I mostly just mean that I can't stand RMS. Maybe I'll get over it someday. But that day is not today.

@noble

So you use the tools every day for most of your stuff, but don't want to be associated with it? That's kind of weird :p

I have no love for stallman, I also strongly doubt that he's GNU, he's just one person in the group.

@array

@sotolf
@array
I use LibreOffice everyday too, but they don't suggest that I call my OS LibreOffice slash Linux.

@noble

That's a disingenous arguement, how many of the things your os does for you do rely on GNU-libc or bash, or any of the command line programs that your tools use?

@array

@sotolf
@array
Hahaha. I don't really care that much. I'm just being contrarian, because I won't call it gnu slash linux. My argument is wildly disingenuous. I apologize.

@noble

I am the same that way, I never say it because I just find it to look silly :p Also it's another place where americans are trying to coopt something someone else made, like always :p

@array

@sotolf @noble @array I don't need gnu on my system to do things. Except the libc I need gnu. And just the stuff that require gnu utils but if I had to I could use flatpak and no gnu

@jason123santa

??? and? Did I say you can't do things without gnu? I don't think so... I was asking a question to a specific person that was not you based on a conversation we were having..

And I was mentioning ways to not use gnu tools earlier in the conversation, so I have no idea what you're on about to be honest.

@noble @array

@sotolf @noble @array I was just saying that it does not need to be called gnu/linux because even if its used in most distros I don't need to use it.

But whatever does not matter much what I said.

@noble @sotolf @array I can proudly announce that I am a Trisquel GNU/Linux-libre Nabia (Debian-based) user, which is one of the FSF-endorsed GNU/Linux distributions. It contains only free software (as in freedom).

@array I'm using the Guix system, which is inspired by NixOS.

@aearo @array yep, got Void on my laptop, NAS, RPI and VPS.

Can't complain. All is snappy as ever.

@udoge @array wow is that around, I think that was the first distro I tried out back in 06

@sotolf @udoge @array Your really old. I tried pclinuxos in a vm and I don't like how it installed proprietary software like zoom by default. Also I don't see any benefit to it over any other distro.

Besides its a really weird concept with not using sudo and using apt but with rpm packages.

@jason123santa @array @udoge "really old" :p yeah time to send me to the old people's home.

@array Been on @opensuse Tumbleweed for nearly 1 year now and loving it! Does everything I need and more :)

@MrFrog give 20

@array I need Windows for certain software I use in my classes, but I use Ubuntu via WSL, which works like a charm now that GUI apps work. I even got a full desktop environment working over rdp

@array I have used Void for 2 years now in my laptop. In this time I've tried other distros but I always return to void :blobcatcheer:

@array

LMDE works for me.
If not that.. then the unofficial Debian non-free ISO.
If not that, then the Debian official ISO, but that's going to take more time and effort...

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