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TuxRadar Open Ballot: Distro Hopping

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Distros are funny things. We love some, we love to hate others and we're pretty ambivalent about a few. However, underneath they're based on basically the same code base. Most distros have a similar choice of desktop environments and the same applications, so they should all be pretty similar right? What we want to know this fortnight is: what causes you to leave a distro and install a new flavour of Linux?

Is it that you just fancy a change; the digital equivalent of itch feet? Perhaps you find something lacking, or hardware support that's just not up to par. Has your distro of choice changed as you've gained more experience in Linux, or has a new distro appeared that eclipsed your previous favourite?

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