Top 11 GNU/Linux Distributions For 2015


Linux is omnipresent, even if you don't realize it. I have been using Linux as my only OS since 2005 and with every passing year I come to realize that it has much more to offer than I initially, back in 2005, understood. There is something for everyone. In this article, I have picked some of the best Linux distros to help you get the job done.
The most beautiful distro: elementary OS
There is there no doubt elementary OS is the most beautiful Linux-based distro. The reason is simple: It is being developed by some of the great designers active in the open source world, so they have taken the design to every nook and corner of the distro.
In order to provide a consistent experience across core apps (such as browser or text editor), they have either created their own applications or picked the ones which fit neatly into their own design philosophy - for example they are using Midori instead of Firefox or Chrome.
Now that does pose some challenges as this browser won't be able to offer the features that Chrome or Firefox offers thanks to extensions and plugins.
Elementary OS is clearly inspired by Mac OS X; as they have a dock, top panel and applications have buttons at left side; the grey theme also reminded me of my Macbook.
It's a neat OS to try, which looks aesthetically great and does work out of the box.
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