Screenshots: Five rising Linux desktop stars

Elementary OS Freya

Elementary OS Freya is the first Linux distribution in a long time to seduce me away from my long-time favorite, Ubuntu. There's a good reason for this. Elementary offers a perfect combination of modernity and old-school Linux. More than anything, users will appreciate how much thought was put into keeping a uniform look and feel across the board.

By Jack Wallen

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