"To every thing there is a season," as the old saying goes, and "a time to every purpose under the heaven." Can the same be said for Linux distros? That is the question that's been on many Linux bloggers' minds. Specifically, "What Distros Have You Used, in What Order?" was the title of the Ask Slashdot post that got the conversational ball rolling, and it was a provocative one. "It raises a question that Slashdot could answer well in the comments: what's your distro use order from beginning to now?" said blogger colinneagle. "Maybe we could spot some trends."