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  • Newbie advice 1
    Familiarize yourself with the search page and the many categories you cans search by. Source: 7 months ago
  • Installing Debian bookworm without systemd
    Distrowatch's Advanced Search page: Note that under the "Init Software" section (scroll down on page), the following two choices (amongst numerous others, perhaps too many!) are included: [ ] systemd [ ] Not systemd In other words, here, the User, regardless of their opinion, regardless of their political ideology (or lack thereof!) -- has a happy choice! They can choose... - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • Debian 12 “Bookworm” Released
    Do it, and tell the world how I mistreated all kinds of interesting (but small) projects, if it makes you feel better. :-D Here a list of almost all the OS distris I've left out:¬basedon=None&desktop=All&architecture=All&package=All&rolling=All&isosize=All&netinstall=All&language=All&defaultinit=All&status=Active#simple... - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Trying to figure out which Linux all ideas are welcome. Distro hopping.
    Distrowatch can help you search for distros based on another distro (eg: Debian derivatives if you really like Debian), or a particular version of a package or desktop (eg: latest XFCE 4.18): Source: about 1 year ago
  • Linux mint isn't working for me. What distribution can I use for a pretty bad laptop. (Specs below)
    You can search for more ideas on DistroWatch: Source: over 1 year ago
  • Does a Linux distro compare website exist?
    I guess distrowatch would be a good start, there's also to help you find a good match. Source: over 1 year ago
  • systemd hate
    I'm not very familiar with the situation, and this thread just made me go into some research, and I found it interesting that when using the search form on distrowatch, you can filter by "Not systemd". Apparently quite a controversial topic. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Trying Linux
    Another good source to figure it out is here. It will sort out the best distributions for you based on your search. Happy hunting! Source: almost 2 years ago
  • 32-bit FTW
    I guess u are a beginner. So I would recommend debian derivatives which are user friendly. Go here - in Simple Search Form, search for ur distro. I would not recommend u debian itself. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 is here
    [2] - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Leaked stolen Nvidia cert can sign Windows malware
    Sure, Fedora has Secure Boot. So does Ubuntu, Debian and FreeBSD. According to DistroWatch[1], 26 Linux distros out of 927 have built-in support for Secure Boot, so I stand by what I said. [1] - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • How can i find Gnome 41 Distros with Debian based
    I found which distro used which desktop environment. Https:// Source: over 2 years ago
  • Open source Linux distro's made and based in Europe and/or Scandinavia?
    You can go to the search page of distrowatch and search all the distros based on a specific country. Some notable examples are. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Qubes, Whonix, Fedora?
    A great resource to help you look into a solution is DistoWatch. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • What distro should I try next?
    Kind of. Distro Watch is a website that has a list of a lot of Linux distros and a pretty good search function. Source: about 3 years ago
  • Debian alternatives for server enviroment
    Https:// Source: over 3 years ago

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