Linux is one of the widely used operating
systems. It is open-source and is based on UNIX operating system. There are
many Linux distributions available now. Linux distributions are the operating
systems that are based on the Linux kernel. Let us go through 5 popular
Ubuntu is one of the popular distributions which is widely used by
beginners in Linux. It is very user-friendly. People use the applications like
Firefox, GIMP, etc. for their day-to-day activities provided by it. It supports
the GNOME desktop environment. Since it is a popular distribution used by a lot
of people, there will be a lot of people in the community to help you if you
face any issues.
(Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution that is functionally
compatible with RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOs is considered to be an
commonly used by beginners since it is reliable and stable. It has a simple
installation process and there any many pre-set applications to start your
journey in Linux. The Fedora project community is the developer of Fedora Linux
and is sponsored by RedHat.
Debian is a free
and open-source software, that is developed by technology enthusiast who
volunteers to work on it and is supported by Debian project leaders.
SUSE Linux is an
operating system developed by SUSE. It is built on top of the free and
open-source Linux kernel and is distributed with system and application
software from other open-source projects.