Popular Linux Distributions
In this article you’ll find websites and download links for popular Linux distributions and some short information about them.
Of course, there are many more Linux distributions available and you can find them online, these are just more common than the others.
Here is the list of some popular Linux distributions:
- Debian – One of the earliest distros, maintained by a volunteer developer community
- Ubuntu – Popular desktop and server distro, derived from Debian, maintained by Canonical Ltd.
- Linux Mint – Based on Ubuntu, supports multiple desktop environments
- Arch Linux – Lightweight distro, maintained by a volunteer community
- openSUSE – Easy to use and complete multi-purpose distribution, maintained by community
- Slackware – One of the first Linux distros out there, maintained
- Fedora – Community distro sponsored by American company Red Hat
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux – Distro derived from Fedora, maintained and commercially supported by Red Hat
- CentOS – Distro derived from Red Hat Linux, maintained by a volunteer community of developers
- Kali Linux – Distro designed for digital forensics and penetration testing
For more Linux distributions go to DistroWatch where you can find almost every Linux distro out there.