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I've used different distributions over the years. Right now I happen to use Fedora 9 on most of the computers I have, which really boils down to the fact that Fedora had fairly good support for PowerPC back when I used that, so I grew used to it. But I actually don't care too much about the distribution, as long as it makes it easy to install and keep reasonably up-to-date. I care about the kernel and a few programs, and the set of programs I really care about is actually fairly small.
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Last edited by onebuck; 03-19-2014 at 09:39 AM.
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Last I heard he was using OpenSUSE, but was looking for something different to run on the macbook air that he insists on having.
I heard that too, although i believe the only reason he has the macbook air is because he had it given to him as a gift.
I think his only issues with Opensuse was because it required a root password to change the time. I think this complaint is unjustified though since that's the default behaviour of the desktop environment, not Opensuse. (He was testing kde out again too)
I may be wrong about that being the only problem though, so don't hold me to that.
He also said he likes distros that just work, explaining that he wants to use his computer for working, not to spend a lot of time setting things up: its obviously unlikely he'd be an Arch fan, or even a Slacker. Of Gentoo, he once said that he couldn't see the point of it.