"I get asked, by more junior Linux users, and people just
looking to try it out, which distribution of Linux I use or
recommend. It occurred to me that I never actually published an
answer to this question, even though it is, by far, the question I
am asked most often. I think my stock answer is maybe slightly
unusual only because, unlike most of the rest of the Linux-using
world, I hate every distro I've ever tried.
"That's right: every distribution of Linux sucks in its own
special way. Some just suck less. However, eventually, no matter
what distribution you use, something about it will drive you
insane, and you'll try another distro to see if it's any
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