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Babby First Linux Anonymous 12/17/2019 (Tue) 10:07:21 No. 680
So, I'm finally tired of being a slave of windows and I want to get into linux. I really love KDE Plasma but it is just a DE from what I could understand, and I must choose a distro before. What's the best distro for someone who can't even use git? I don't want any botnet crap btw
>>680 Ubuntu. Get Kubuntu 19.
>>681 Linux Mint is, and likely always will be, my favorite distro. Cinnamon is a great DE that OP should look into.
>>680 Elementary OS They have their own DE
>>680 See this list. Probably pick one with KDE as default. https://www.distrowatch.com/search.php?desktop=KDE+Plasma#simple
>>682 This, Cinnamon Mint is easy to use, looks lovely and functions well.
>>680 If you want the easiest one I would recommend > Kubuntu > Manjaro KDE However, both aren't 100% FOSS by default. (They are mostly, except for some drivers and a few other things) If you're looking for a 100% FOSS distro (Not as noob friendly) I can recommend: > Debian (You'll have to install KDE yourself)
Just dive head in and get Arch Linux there are so many guides to hold your hand through out the installation. Ubuntu is bloated and filled with spyware, avoid that cancer.
>>680 I had linux mint debian edition back when it was still offered, went to normal linux mint, got fed up with not being in the mainline distro packages so went to devuan because of the anti-systemd memes, then discovered you could hold back and purge systemd packages and use init instead on debian, which is what I am using recently. Learned a lot by the way.
>>680 If you want something that just works Kubuntu is nice. However switching to Arch on my main machine when I was a newbie taught me so much. Even if you switch back you will just know so much more than if you stuck with Ubuntu.
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>>680 Gonna recommend Fedora here. It's what Linus Torvalds uses and he invented the Linux kernel.
>>680 For new comers I always recommend Pop_Os. It's pretty much Ubuntu with a bit more polish. It comes with your blobby drivers preinstalled so no need to tweak anything and has decent battery optimizations for laptops. Obviously, systemd and proprietary nvidia drivers means it's backdoored, but that's not something new user should worry about right away
I use Manjaro and I don't know shit about linux. They also actually help you if you don't know how to do shit and they don't have massive egos like just because linux you have to know everything about it.
>>680 Mint Cinnamon
>>680 try linux for pedoweebs.
Install Kubuntu. I don't recommend Manjaro, Fedora or Mint because I had bad experience with Manjaro (and based on Arch but the updates get (((delayed))) because the Manjaro team makes sure the updates are stable before they push them to Manjaro software repositories.) and Mint is not better than Ubuntu Mate in anyway. Version upgrades are a nightmare in Fedora because they don't always work. I think that Artix, Gentoo and Debian are the best Linux distros overall but I recommend Xubuntu or Kubuntu for beginners (they are really easy to install and both just work) Artix is version of Arch Linux that doesn't have (((SystemD))) instead Artix let's you pick from OpenRC/RunIT/S6. >>735 Ubuntu is indeed cancer, but other "flavors" of Ubuntu aren't. Kubuntu is a flavor of Ubuntu that has KDE instead of (((GNOME 3)))
>>680 mint if you're coming from windows elementaryos if you're coming from mac or, you know, just try them all? they're free for all to use.
Learn to set up an encrypted Debian installation from a netinst image. Pick KDE when the installer asks (better yet, pick no DE at all and install a lean KDE from the shell when you first boot).


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