I'm a bit curious of what people here are using. Distribution: Manjaro Desktop Enviroment: XFCE Preferred Programs: Terminal - Terminator Torrent - Deluge Browser - Palemoon Net monitor - Wireshark Virtual Desk - Virtualbox Video Player - VLC Music Player - Clementine The reason that I love Xfce is that it's simple, it doesn't have a lot of dependencies (like KDE), and with that comes more choices for the user. Initially, what I loved most with Manjaro was how well it run on my PCs, and how problem free the live CD boot was compared to other distributions I've tried. That is the main reason why I stick around. Other features that I love in Manjaro is mhwd. https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php?title=Manjaro_Hardware_Detection_Overview The forums are very friendly, and any question is okay to ask. Manjaro is the distro that have allowed me to grow most while using Linux. And then there is the package manager. I really love pacman, but Arch deserves the praise for that one.