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3c1503eccdb2b78dcf5f414bde7e15bd3c8e9216 — Reggie 11 months ago 5d68eb0
blogpost fixes/updates
1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

M content/blog/actually-good-distro-recomendations-for-beginners/index.md
M content/blog/actually-good-distro-recomendations-for-beginners/index.md => content/blog/actually-good-distro-recomendations-for-beginners/index.md +20 -5
@@ 75,7 75,7 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.
    -   by default not much software is preinstalled, and you might need to
        touch command line so choose one of its forks for more streamlined
        experience
    -   ran by a community
    -   community driven

-   [Ubuntu](https://ubuntu.com/download)



@@ 91,7 91,9 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.
    -   based on Ubuntu
    -   easy to use
    -   huge and friendly community
    -   ran by volunteers
    -   easy to setup
        [snapshots](https://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/timeshift.html)
    -   community driven

-   [Pop!\_OS](https://pop.system76.com/)



@@ 104,11 106,12 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.

    -   notoriously difficult for new users
    -   big community
    -   hands down best [documentation](https://wiki.archlinux.org/) there is
    -   hands down best [documentation](https://wiki.archlinux.org/) there is,
        and I recommend checking it out even if you don't use Arch
    -   frequent updates
    -   lot of software available
    -   extremely customizable
    -   ran by volunteers
    -   community driven

-   [EndeavourOS](https://endeavouros.com/)
    -   all the benefits of Arch Linux but with an installer that lets you


@@ 129,8 132,11 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.
-   [openSUSE](https://www.opensuse.org/)
    -   very powerful graphical configuration tools
    -   fairly easy to use
    -   by default automatically makes system snapshots using
        [snapper](https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Snapper_Tutorial) to enable
        rolling back if something breaks
    -   lacks community and support that more popular distributions get
    -   ran by [SUSE](https://www.suse.com/)
    -   community driven and sponsored by [SUSE](https://www.suse.com/)

For people, that don't know about this, you can try out operating systems
without actually installing them either using


@@ 170,6 176,15 @@ opinion) don't deserve it, so I wish to offset that by some negativity.
        people who have no idea what they are doing are install it because
        they want to become cool hackers[^5] and whatnot

## Update (2023-26-06):

-   added: 
    -   mention that arch wiki is a good resource regardless of distro
    -   mention snapshots under Linux Mint and openSUSE
-   fixed: openSUSE is not ran by SUSE, just sponsored by it
-   changed: replace all "ran by volunteers", "ran by community", etc. to
    "community driven" for the sake of uniformity

[^1]:
    There is also Linux Mint Debian Edition and there have been
    considerations to make it the default, but I don't think that will happen