6 Linux Distros for 2016


Linux was very important in the year 2015 and it would be even more exciting  in the year 2016. There are several distros and different distros offer different customization options. The user can fiddle around the distro and they can change as per their tastes and preference.  Usually, people look at the regular distros for daily computing tasks.

These distros are designed in such a way which can turn the old machine into a streamlined computing machine. RHCE should possess the additional skills, knowledge and abilities in Linux operating system. I have listed some of the best distros which may shine in 2016. 

1. openSUSE

SUSE  is the oldest Linux company which is behind the openSUSE. The SUSE formed a year after Linus Torvalds announced Linux. An openSUSE has become a very important distribution for the potential SLE users can make use of openSUSE Leap. Now it comes in two distinct flavors like openSUSE Leap and Tumbleweed (pure rolling release version). The two distros will share the code to benefit each other. It is also ditching the regular release cycle and the new version will be released in sync with SLE. Each version will have a longer life cycle. The users can make use of either the super stable openSUSE Leap or openSUSE Tumbleweed.

2. Elementary OS

Different Linux distributions have different focus areas  like technical differences. If you have enough knowledge and experience  in RHCE products,  then you can make use of distros easily.  Elementary OS is  a fascinating Linux distribution based on the long term support version of Ubuntu. It has been designed to look and feel aesthetically pleasing. Elementary OS has been designed to install in an easy way, easy use and it is light weight. It even runs on the older hardware and up to date computers. It is developed by designers who made their name in the Linux world. 

3. Ubuntu MATE

Ubuntu MATE is an excellent operating system. It aims to bring the simplicity and elegance of the Ubuntu operating system through a classic, traditional desktop environment with MATE desktop. It is an appealing not only to individuals, but also for those who are looking for efficient desktops. MATE is the continuation of GNOME 2 desktop environment which was used as an Ubuntu default desktop. It has a great appeal to enterprise customers those who want to use resources more efficiently.

4. Arch Linux

Arch Linux is the best distro for those who want to learn everything about Linux.  In Arch Linux, you have to install everything manually, it helps to learn all the bits and pieces of Linux based operating system. It is one of the best rolling releases and it is always updated. The user can run the latest packages and also run pre-released software through unstable repositories. It is known for having excellent documentation. Arch offers almost every package and software which is available for any Linux distribution. 

5. Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu Studio is an open and free operating system for creative people. Multimedia production is one of the major weaknesses in a Linux based operating system. All the professional grade applications are available for either Mac OS X or Windows. It provides a full range of multimedia content creation applications like graphics, audio, video, photography and publishing. Ubuntu studio is the best Linux distribution for multimedia production and it used Xfce and comes with a broad range of audio, video and image editing applications. 

6. Tails

Tails is a live system which aims at preserving the privacy and anonymity. It is a Debian based distribution which offers privacy and anonymity by design. Debian is a free operating system for the computer. Tails helps the user to use the internet anonymously and circumvent censorship anywhere you go and on any computers. Tails are very good according to the reports of NSA and it is considered as a major threat to their mission.


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