Ubuntu Distros of the year 2017: Ubuntu is considered to be one of the most favored Linux versions, but it is also contentious topic because of its different distributions available in this particular Linux flavor. Ubuntu has been a preferred Linux distribution for various reasons. Some people find working in Ubuntu much easier because of the user-friendly Graphical interface while others find Ubuntu with a plethora of features.
Due to a huge increase in demand of Ubuntu in Linux market, various new Ubuntu-based distributions have been released out of which some of the most popular distributions are mentioned below.
The Top Ubuntu Distros are
Linux Mint 17 “Qiana”
This version is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Cinnamon 2.2 desktop environment. It is a recommended version for those who are dissatisfied with the previous version of Cinnamon desktop. Some of the key features of this Linux distribution include amazing theme support, Nemo file manager availability, panel applets, menu search etc. Linux Mint 17 provides a familiar desktop experience compared to other versions.back to menu ↑
Elementary OS “Luna”
Elementary OS is visually consistent and fairly polished system based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Pantheon Desktop environment. One of the major features of this elementary OS is that it has a range of customized system applications that lets you control switchboard. Another key feature is the desktop look of elementary OS which offers login screen to the desktop thus offering pleasing visual impression for the users. Apart from this, elementary OS also offers a great selection of wallpapers, customized apps, and light on resource usage.
Netrunner 2014 “Frontier”
Netrunner is loosely based on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS with KDE desktop environment. It is not a KDE clone but the new version has some amazing features making it an appropriate and simplified app launcher. It has pre-loaded applications, default software and new themes available, which makes it an attractive purchase amongst other distros available in the market.back to menu ↑
If you are looking for a stable release then Deepin is an ideal candidate that has created a lot of hype in the world of Linux. It is based on Ubuntu 14.0 which offers a perfect desktop environment to the users. There are so many amazing features with this Linux distribution which includes tailor-made interface written in HTML enabling users to manage settings by way of the unique control panel. Other notable highlights of this release include software center for apps, unique desktop experience, and promising new chat client with a development team.