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I for first time though about changing to Linux from Windows. I read some information about different distributions, and it is genuinely hard for me to pick which one I am gonna use. I just want to know some ideas which one to pick. I have at least some experience with programming and don't think that I am "scared" of consoles, so I want have control over my OS and have it as I want it.
Yeah, so I heard about Ubuntu, which had great community, but some people say it is to "ubuntish" and don't give you control over everything. Than I heard about Linux Mint which is great for bad PC and laptops but I don't think it will be worth it on my PC. And after some time I decided to choose between something like Gentoo or Arch.
So basically I want a distribution that: 1) gives you control 2) have big community 3) badass look. jk
Some other things: Is Manjaro better than Arch? Can I install all windows applications as Office? What is system requirements? Should I switch from Windows to Linux? Where can I find tutorials, forums?