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Introducing Linux Distros by Jose Dieguez Castro

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© Jose Dieguez Castro 2016

Jose Dieguez Castro, Introducing Linux Distros, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1392-6_10

10. elementary OS

Jose Dieguez Castro

(1)A Coruña, Spain

elementary OS is the newest distro that I analyze in this book. It is only five years old and has only delivered three major releases to date. It also has an unusual origin, a very small community behind, and it is an Ubuntu derivative. Despite all these odds against it, elementary OS has become a very popular distro and the best known representative of a new generation of Linux distros (together with Solus, Cub, deepin, and others) that want to establish a new level of friendliness and design in Linux, as Ubuntu did years ago.

These distros do not pretend to be one-for-all distros. On the ...

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