Linux gives its users a good variety to choose from due to its brilliant releases. Each new release outdoes the previous one. Linux makes it easy for you by giving you one version at a time that can be truly appreciated. With each release, its popularity has grown further, and it is being recognized widely.

Users everywhere certainly do await free operating systems. Updates for these are certainly welcome, especially when they bring great features along. If you want to take proper control of your computer, you can do so with free operating systems which have open-source kernel and applications. After testing out all distributions, we have some interesting notes for you.

Linux Top 2013 Distros

Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu is said to be the best version in Linux. It is well designed, and beginners find it quite easy to use. In fact, it was specifically designed so that beginners would be able to use this system. Moreover, Ubuntu comes with a complete suite of applications. It has a distinctive Unity interface, which makes using the system easy. The applications are placed right beside the screen.

Every 6 months, users are pleased to find a new version of Ubuntu released. In addition to this, developers launch a long-term support (LTS) edition. This is given free support as well as updates for up to a 5 year period. Ubuntu is a great version to try, especially when you want to tinker with the program or are truly seeking long-term stability with your business operations.

Linux Mint 15

Linux Mint gets its foundation code from Ubuntu. This means that it also supports a wide array of applications and devices, and it also adds even more to the entire range with its applications and components that are pre-installed. The whole aim is to make a Linux operating system that can be put to use instantly.

Essentially, the difference between Ubuntu and Mint is the interface. With Mint, you can use either one of two desktop managers. Regardless of what you choose, they both give you an experience similar to Windows as well as other Linux distributions. That makes it an appealing option if you don’t get on with the Ubuntu desktop.

Mint is different from Ubuntu in some ways. It does not urge or prompt users to upgrade. Therefore, it is best for those who would rather keep things the way they are.

Fedora

Fedora displays the idea of open space through its desktop interface. Its application launcher as well as its search interface remains concealed by default. They only appear when you take your mouse to the corner of your screen. It has a bundled software package that doesn’t offer all that much.

openUSE

Similar to openSUSE, Linux Mint offers users a choice of two desktop interfaces. These are the classic KDE and Gnome desktops. The openSUSE also has a distinctive YaST (Yet another Setup Tool) program. This program allows extensive configuration options that can be applied to any part of the system. One more neat touch is the themed software collections. You may install multiple programs that function with just one click.

openSUSE is known to be stable and flexible, and this distribution suits people who are familiar with technology and those who are used to configuring their own software and hardware.

 

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