A Review of Peppermint Linux published in zdnet. Peppermint Linux is a Lubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that combines Google Chrome concepts into a Desktop operating system.
If you don't mind being joined to Google at the hip, there's a great Linux-based cloud desktop operating system called Chrome OS. It's on Chromebooks. If, however you want a Linux-based cloud desktop operating system where you can rely on non-Google cloud apps, you have another excellent choice: Peppermint.Peppemint Six, the newest edition, was recently released. Like the version before it, this one is based on Canonical's Ubuntu 14.04 long term support (LTS) Linux. This edition of Ubuntu will be supported until 2017.