I have suffered from distrohopping. Now that I have settled for the last two years here are some tips to save your time.

All distros run the same operating system at their core Linux. They are more similar than different. Hence the marginal cost time of looking for a better distro is much more than the marginal benefit of it.

Say no to distributions made for specific purposes like Kali CentOS and OpenSuse. OpenSuse is great but it is made for enterprise use. An everyday user won8217t ever need most of its features. To maintain it would be a waste of time. The same goes for the RedHat family.

Instead of trimming Suse you better pick a distro made for everyday people such as AntiX and SolusOS. Read their descriptions and target users on Distrowatch.

Avoid technical distributions like arch its forks and Gentoo. They are for the programmer types. If you are not one you will likely break it. Updates tend to be massive and very frequent. And you can8217t install a new package without updating first. You don8217t want to deal with this. If you want it only for AUR just learn to compile a little bit.


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