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Top 5 Linux Distros for 2018

Published on Feb 12, 2018 247,390 views

This video is my personal top 5 linux distros for the first half of 2018. I am not considering desktop environments, and will look at that next week. These are my tops:

5.) Peppermint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFrWo...
https://peppermintos.com/

4.) Debian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFrWo...
https://www.debian.org/

3.) Ubuntu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFrWo...
https://www.ubuntu.com/

2.) Manjaro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFrWo...
https://manjaro.org/

1.) Linux Mint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFrWo...
https://www.linuxmint.com/

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  • Switched to Linux
    Switched to Linux Год назад DEMONETIZED!!! This video was hit by the YouTube demonetization bug. Just a reminder you can support this channel: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/TomM Main Amazon Site - http://amzn.to/2oFr4Wa
  • Noah Bachman
    Noah Bachman Год назад Switched to Linux really after how long uploading
  • Switched to Linux
    Switched to Linux Год назад before I pushed it live. About 2 minutes.
  • Noah Bachman
    Noah Bachman Год назад (изменено) Switched to Linux wow 🤦 YouTube (Google) really did this to you
  • Switched to Linux
    Switched to Linux Год назад Fortunately I did not have to interact with the community; I was just speaking from my direct experience with the distro and finding solutions.
  • Suleyth View
    Suleyth View Год назад Joe Johnson Rubbish? What do you mean?
  • Suleyth View
    Suleyth View Год назад I’m not into Manjaro geez, sorry for wanting an explanation.
  • exlibrisas
    exlibrisas Год назад A word "distro" is very inappropriate and offensive. It symbolizes misogynistic idea of a white male, coding with a computer (also a symbol of white, although older computers are beige now, so more variety is welcome). Word "computer" in many languages is male, so it is wrong and it cannot represent sexual freedom and variety. So "distro" is about computers and thus wrong as well. Jokes aside, there have to be at least half a dozen people in the world who find this word offensive. And whole YT algorithm is written about "offensive" stuff. I don't think it's a bug. More like design flaw.
  • Mark
    Mark Год назад (изменено) Manjaro community is better than Arch that doesn't give a damn about users opinions. Manjaro at least is user-friendly and has its own settings that makes a huge difference when moving up to Antergos or Arch Linux. I know Manjaro have done some bad updates recently, but it doesn't make the distro bad or its community as well. Manjaro is a fantastic Arch based distro, I consider it as the Ubuntu from Arch Linux, hahaha.
  • netizen trotter
    netizen trotter Год назад Finally a DE agnostic review...👍
  • soufiane akki
    soufiane akki Год назад (изменено) the browser tabs reviled the list
  • Jessey Lawson
    Jessey Lawson Год назад Yah I hate it. Why because it is a unstable bitch. I first tried it back in the old days when it came out on Linux Formats front cover DVD. It had no live mode and it had a TUI/ncurses installer. Even when they finaly updated to a GUI with XFCE it broke X.org after it updated. That never happned to on Ubuntu or Debian. That has only happened to me one other time and that was do to the file being corrupted by the cold affecting the flash storage on this Mabook 2015. I tested it on an Windows 9x computer that I still have and works. I don't like how it does packages. Yes I can do it from the command line, but why would I want to.
  • Erkiinox Weq Kivasij
    Erkiinox Weq Kivasij Год назад it was a wasp
  • Anjali Luthra
    Anjali Luthra Год назад the channel should be Changed To Ubuntu because ubuntu owns linux
  • The GooGivers
    The GooGivers Год назад “Bug”
  • charles neely
    charles neely Год назад Switched to Linux. Sign up at dtube won't have that problem no more ever it works on the blockchain your video get paid when everybody votes on it and you don't have to worry about censorship or demonetizing none of that b*****
  • William
    William 11 месяцев назад Some other YouTuber I watched said of 10 videos they had demonetised 9 were remonetised when manually reviewed. As they said a 90% failure rate is unacceptable for any system.
  • Lebensfreude TV
    Lebensfreude TV 9 месяцев назад (((demonetaization bug)))
  • James Gray
    James Gray 8 месяцев назад Switched to Linux ;;;
  • HoAx823
    HoAx823 7 месяцев назад What version would you recommend for Games development?
  • Hamza cry
    Hamza cry 4 месяца назад how do i use the old theme of firefox?
  • Erik
    Erik 3 месяца назад I know this an older video, but why would this be demonetized?
  • Aby
    Aby 2 месяца назад hi....while id love to move on to linux as it is the os that all is based on....i really have an issue with seeing that all the time you guys are saying doesnt work with all hardware, have to fix every couple of weeks etcetc.... id move to linux for performance, but what is the point if it never works for 3 5 years straight?!
  • Anıl Hakan Yarıcı
    Anıl Hakan Yarıcı Год назад My top 2 distros of all time: 1) Arch 2) Debian (Order is not important.)
  • julie64
    julie64 11 месяцев назад 5) Peppermint - 2:03 4) Debian - 4:12 3) Ubuntu - 7:21 2) Manjaro - 9:32 1) Linux Mint - 11:53
  • A T
    A T 4 дня назад My top 5 of 2018 are: 1) Fedora KDE 2) Manjaro KDE 3) OpenSUSE 4) Lubuntu 5) Kubuntu
  • Digital Insan1ty
    Digital Insan1ty Год назад (изменено) 5 linux mint 4 antergos 3 ubuntu 2 debian 1 arch linux documentation goes a long way
  • Ryan Michael Sullivan
    Ryan Michael Sullivan Год назад Void is definetly my new favorite distro. I can't see myself going back to an arch system.
  • gentuxable
    gentuxable Год назад Manjaro is my daily driver. I used Mint before but I wanted rolling release and a better control over the kernel.
  • PlexusMC
    PlexusMC Год назад I have a feeling at some point linux will take over windows in the desktop industry. Linux is already installed and sold on more devices then windows (if you include the android operating system)
  • Roberto Ronconi
    Roberto Ronconi Год назад My top 5 linux distros for 2018: 1-- Linux Mint 2-- Manjaro 3-- Fedora 4-- Ubuntu 5-- OpenSUSE
  • Harold Crews
    Harold Crews Год назад Oosh, Manjaro (my daily driver) was the only one of your top five to break through the Debian/Debian-based distro firewall.
  • Steve Craig
    Steve Craig 10 месяцев назад Great video! Your presentation is very smooth, efficient, and easy to follow. Keep up the good work!
  • Vamsi
    Vamsi Год назад Your top 5 videos are good they are short in length and carry much information
  • Switched to Linux
    Switched to Linux Год назад Thanks!
  • WorldofLinux
    WorldofLinux Год назад Yeah, Linux Mint is good for everyone, and it's very customizable, but in the future with the snap format it will really help Linux Mint and other Linux distributions.
  • Автомобильный Программист
    Автомобильный Программист 6 месяцев назад And on work i work with Fedora & Ubuntu
  • Alan Mclemore
    Alan Mclemore 9 месяцев назад Agree. I switched to Linux this year in anticipation of the upcoming demise of Windows 7, and I wish I'd done it sooner. I chose Mint (Cinnamon/Sylvia), and this is by far the sweetest operating system I've ever used. And I'm no power user, yet it was simple to download and install, and the native software performs almost every function my Windows systems did except run a proprietary program I use in my business (which I'm keeping one Windows machine to run). I've only had one problem, and it was easy to solve by a web search which brought up various fora that discussed and solved it. And the complete lack of antivirus maintenance is a great bonus. Simply put: There's no reason to use anything else but some variety of Linux, no matter your skill level, and as far as I'm concerned Mint is a perfect place to start.
  • padded pony
    padded pony Год назад (изменено) Debian is my favourite because: -it's rock solid -fast security updates -works nice on servers too -large amount of packages -installed packages gets preconfigured by dpkg -it's made by non-profit open source community -main / contrib / non-free repos = easy to avoid non-free or otherwise badly licensed software, but also easy to install it and know whats installed if you need to And my favorite DE? Mate :)
  • Oskar Öhman
    Oskar Öhman Год назад 1) Arch Linux(with mate desktop) 2) Ubuntu MATE
  • panks103
    panks103 Год назад Hi Tom, after seeing so many of your positive views about Peppermint OS I am tempted to try it out. Downloading it as I write this comment. I will try it out in virtual box. Like you I too rely on LinuxMint for a rock solid production system.
  • Expi Feliton
    Expi Feliton Год назад Couldn't agree more with Linux Mint. I've installed it on plenty of different hardware over the years and I still find it to be a stable, polished distro that suits my needs pretty much perfectly. My other favorites would probably be Ubuntu MATE, Debian and Solus. My favorite desktop environments would probably be Cinnamon, MATE, Budgie and maybe KDE.
  • Alan Keno
    Alan Keno Год назад ExpithePCNerd Preach it!
  • charles neely
    charles neely Год назад ExpithePCNerd it always fucking freezes to me that's going to be the problem Linux when it freezes that's it you got to shut the whole damn thing down that's why I never install it always run off of USB if Linux could do some at the fucking freezing problem I would walk on nails to Praise lyrics but answers me living in Wonderland Linux freezes too damn much
  • Alan Keno
    Alan Keno Год назад charles neely Linux freezes on everything? I only have trouble when loading on AMD processor computers.
  • Mr. Saturn
    Mr. Saturn Год назад ExpithePCNerd ikr most stable even worked on my dell latitude d510 (though a piece of trash hardware is still trash hardware)
  • Will Smalls
    Will Smalls 8 месяцев назад I have lm19 Mate. Can I install Budgie DE or nah? Also is there an easy way to put my data in /data part so that i can install distros without loosing files. I know i can update within mint kernel now with timeshift but everyone always says clean install but requires cloud or network . I guess i can pu all that data on windows andd then c/p that back. Is that correct . Does anyone know good Nas thats not to expensive on amz /gearbest/ebay or another good site . I usually gret microcenter
  • Random-access Memory
    Random-access Memory Год назад Ubuntu for me.
  • Damon Northeast Texas
    Damon Northeast Texas 8 месяцев назад I'm trying to run .NET Framework on Linux 19.