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I can't seem to stick with one, so I'm hoping you guys can recommend one that turns on really fast, and is lightweight. I seem to use only Google Chrome, ...
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    You favorite Linux distro, and recommendations?


    I can't seem to stick with one, so I'm hoping you guys can recommend one that turns on really fast, and is lightweight. I seem to use only Google Chrome, maybe play some Linux games. I don't like Lubuntu so no.

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    Have you looked at Slackware, Debian, CrunchBang or antiX?
    For more hands-on fun: Arch, CRUX or Gentoo.
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    Currently on Mageia with an XFCE desktop. Given that I chose Mageia by rolling dice, I really lucked out. Very impressed with it so far. I originally installed it with LXDE which is even lighter but I didn't get on with the environment as well,
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    We like what we know. Try Vector Linux Standard edition Gold.

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    For newbies I would suggest Mint 13 as it has a 5 year support and it updates continuously. Others who would like to be more active in computing, Linux Debian Mint Edition (LDME)

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    I do like Mint, but the OP already rejected Lubuntu. So I'm thinking that Mint might be out of consideration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayd512 View Post
    I do like Mint, but the OP already rejected Lubuntu. So I'm thinking that Mint might be out of consideration.
    Sorry for the silly question: what's OP?
    Mint is the most popular distro according to distrowatch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danbar View Post
    what's OP?
    OP = Original Poster

    Yes, Mint is on top of the DistroWatch list.
    But that might not be the best for everyone.... Including me or our OP.
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    Go with Arch Linux or Gentoo

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