5 Most Promising New Linux Distributions to Look Forward in 2017

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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15 Responses

  1. Karl Ågren says:

    To use Wayland is like entering the new Century. Apple replaced it, Android does not use it, Amiga and Beos developed real gui’s a long time ago. Only Illumos, Solaris, Net BSD, Open BSD, and a lot of backwards Linux distros uses it.

    Free BSD and Dragonfly BSD wants it. Gabriel try to educate yourself and maybe you will understand. X 11 was never intended for personal computers it was for computer terminals and who uses computer terminals these days. Wayland is better and gets a lot of support. Even the people developing X 11 supports Wayland. Who do you think will support it in the future? IBM, Oracle, somebody else.

  2. Ankur.incomeBoy says:

    hello, sir great blog I was looking for these type of blogs.Now I have started using Linux for my home and professional machine. Thank you for sharing this great info.

  3. Mark Stephen says:

    Now I have started using Linux for my home and professional machine. Thank you for sharing this great info.

  4. Raj Kumar Tailor says:

    When i am trying to install photoshop in Ubuntu 16, But Wine application don’t show in the search in application installer.

    What can i do install manually or search something else.

  5. Many thanks for mentioning Escuelas Linux.
    We already made a reference to your article in our new version announcement.

    https://sourceforge.net/p/escuelaslinux/blog/2017/02/escuelas-linux-51-is-our-new-version/

    • Gabriel A. Cánepa says:

      You’re welcome! Your product deserves all the visibility it can get! Good luck and keep up the great work.

  6. Federico says:

    Karl, you forgot to write Wayland a couple of times more. You sound like an used car salesman!!! :D

    • Gabriel A. Cánepa says:

      @Federico – I agree with you!
      @Karl, can you please elaborate why you think Wayland is such a big deal?

  7. Karl Ågren says:

    Enlightenment, KDE, Gnome are ready for Wayland. Hawaii and Papyros Shell are under development. Why are most distros so afraid to try Wayland. Most distros uses Desktop Environments that doesn’t work with Wayland.Why? I have lost interest in non Wayland distros. It is not Wayland that is not ready it is the distros that are not ready for Wayland.

  8. Daniel says:

    Do you think EnchantementOS will have 64bit support?

    Isn’t 32bit on its way out?

    Best wishes for the New Year!

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