What do you mean by distro?

Short for distribution, distro is a term used to describe a specific distribution of Linux that is built from the common Linux operating system and includes additional applications. Red Hat, Debian and SuSe are all examples of a distro.

What is Arch Linux good for?

From installing to managing, Arch Linux lets you handle everything. You decide which desktop environment to use, which components and services to install. This granular control gives you a minimal operating system to build upon with elements of your choice. If you are a DIY enthusiast, you’ll love Arch Linux.

Why is Linux MX so popular?

That’s what MX Linux is all about, and part of the reason why it’s become the most downloaded Linux distribution on Distrowatch. It has the stability of Debian, the flexibility of Xfce (or the more modern take on the desktop, KDE), and familiarity that anyone could appreciate.

Is Debian better than MX?

As you can see, Debian is better than MX Linux in terms of Out of the box software support. Debian is better than MX Linux in terms of Repository support. Hence, Debian wins the round of Software support!

What is centos7?

CentOS (/ˈsɛntɒs/, from Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution that provides a free and open-source community-supported computing platform, functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

Is Ubuntu better than MX?

It offers amazing community support but not better than Ubuntu. It is very stable and provides a fixed release cycle. It is very stable and provides a fixed release cycle.

Is MX Linux good for beginners?

MX Linux without a doubt is a great distro. It is the most suitable for beginners who wants to tweak and explore their system. If you really want to learn Linux, install vanilla Debian XFCE.

What is difference between Debian and Ubuntu?

Ubuntu is a derivative of Debian, it uses Debian as a base, and adds it’s own software/look. Debian has a really stable version (like Christopher said), and a less stable version (and a host of different betas/alphas/development builds, like any distribution).

Is MX Linux based on Debian?

MX Linux is a midweight Linux operating system based on Debian stable and using core antiX components, with additional software created or packaged by the MX community. MX Linux uses the Xfce desktop environment as its flagship, to which it adds a freestanding KDE Plasma version and a Fluxbox implementation.