What is your favorite Linux Distro?

For all of us who use Linux, BSD or some other free / libre operating system to get the job done, which distribution(s) do you use? What are the advantages of you OS of choice?


I use Manjaro. I really like it because i get all the benefits of using Arch but i dont have to go trough the trouble of installing it on my own on a command line. The instalitaion process takes 15-20 minutes and i get a fresh new distro with a WM of my choice.



  • Newbie friendly
  • Great community and existent knowledge base
  • Relatively stable
  • Big software repository
  • Wide range of flavors (with different desktop environments and sets of packages)

Any form of Ubuntu, because of the apt package manager.

I personally use Ubuntu (always the latest version), with the i3 window manager.

  • Kali for auditing.
  • Ubuntu for casual browsing.
    That’s about it.

Now i just use my macbook. (OSX)
Some time ago i use ubuntu on my dell xps. I love it!
Much more easier, faster and beautiful than windows.

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As stated in another post, I use Antergos on my home machine, and Manjaro in a virtualized environment on my Macbook. The only reason I didn’t install Manjaro on bare metal is because I still have to use Adobe products from time to time.

From 5.10 to the 16.04 release , Ubuntu was my main distro of choice. I switched to arch based distros because I felt that Canonical had shipped a disappointing LTS and chose an arch-based distribution so I didn’t have to mess around with PPAs anymore.

This is not to say that I’ve totally washed my hands of Ubuntu. I had a very good ten year relationship with the distro. But I’m thinking that I’ll give it a year to fix some of the bugs in the initial release, and see if this whole snap packages thing takes off.

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Ubuntu is just perfect

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Fedora and SUSE are very good because is orientated for developers.


Ubuntu for most of my work. But, my personal favorite is Arch all the way.


I dual boot Mint and Kali.

I use elementary os when I’m not in Windows. I really like it.



There’s support and articles everywhere for every version of Ubuntu.
I just prefer debian based linux, Ububntu is the best supported.


Ubuntu is the best. :smiley:

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I generally always find my way back to Arch. Installed it this last time with the help of Architect.

Ubuntu was the first distro I really used, though, and i have tried a few of distros, OpenSuse, Fedora, and Mint


Ubuntu 16.04 here… I am considering trying mint but ubuntu fits my workflow.

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I mentioned it in a previous comment, but I’m really enjoying Crunchbang++. It’s built on Debian as well, and strikes a nice middle ground between the Ubuntu/Mint style and the Arch type of distro. It’s minimal, but functions pretty nicely out of the box without needing much in the way of extra configuration and setup.


I use Arch Linux. it takes time to install and setup, but past that is very fast and stable. Downside: is not for beginners.

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Fedora works very well for me.

Antergos. An Archlinux-like distro. Fast, rolling-release, the best wiki I ever seen (the archlinux’s one) and Antergos ship and easy installer to save time.