The Linux is considered to be the most reliable and secure platform in the world. A majority of the governments, military and banks run most of their sensitive systems on a Linux platform because of its robust architecture. Since last few years, there is a growing number of Linux users even among regular people. Adapting to the new system is easy, especially because it doesn’t crash as often as other systems. It is open sourced and is free to use.
So which version should you run on your desktop in 2019?
There are so many distros on the internet, it is hard to decide on where to start. In this article, we will make it easy to figure out the best open source Linux distros for your desktop.
If you like graphical user interface and need compatibility with a lot of software, try Ubuntu. It is one of the easiest distros to use. Ubuntu has a big community and a lot of ongoing development work and it is beginner friendly. Did we mention it is free?
If you have experience with Linux and are good at using the command line, try Fedora. It is at the bleeding edge of the technology and works closely with the big Linux communities, making it ideal for an expert.
If need a lightweight system that is also reliable, Slackware is your best bet. But beware, it is a powerful system and you need to know what you are doing to get the most out of it.
If you are a sysadmin or a dev, you will love the polished openSUSE distro. It has super stringent security standards and you can even create your own versions of the OS.