Yes, I know, I know. Will I ever stay with anything for a while. And the answer might just be: Yes. I did a fresh install using the Ubuntu mini.iso and install Xubuntu-core. This meta-package leaves out anything you do not want and leaves the rest up to you. So I installed all necessary stuff like firefox, shutter, obs-studio, kazam and of course minecraft.
And this is what I ended up with, I really like it. I might do a distro off it too (already got a name: Fresko Linux)
A busy desktop: