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Trying out Fedora linux

Like millions (maybe billions) of people, I use Windows as my main operating system. After being a Mac user for years, I tried out Windows on my 2012 Mac Mini - and I was instantly hooked. All of my games ran better, overall performance was snappier, and I had a far greater library of applications and games to choose from.

I now use Windows 10 on my custom-built PC and my Dell Latitude laptop, and I've had relatively few complaints. Unlike many other people on Windows 10, I haven't been stuck in an update, and I haven't received an advertisement in the file manager.

But in the past year or so, I've become increasingly annoyed with how Microsoft is treating Windows users. Windows 10 was the subject of criticism for forcing Windows 7/8.1 users to upgrade, sometimes breaking the system in the process. Privacy is hot topic as well.

I don't really have a desire to go back to macOS, but I did want to give Linux a try. I've been an on-and-off Ubuntu user for years no…