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Linux is often centralized to coding only OS. But Linux users know how creative and beautiful Linux can be and how it is far better than Windows operating system. If you have never used Linux distros before, here are the top 5 Linux distros of 2021 for beginners. These distros (variants) are easy to use, and any Windows user can transit to these five Linux distros without any coding skills or expertise.

Zorin OS

Minimalistic design

Better security

Three-way app installation

It all started in 2008 when Artyom Zorin first developed Zorin OS, and in just 13 years, what initially started as a fun project turned into one of the best Linux distros of all time. Zorin OS shares a similarity to Microsoft Windows 7, making it more accessible to former Windows users. It works on Ubuntu OS, and to be more exact, Zorin OS is like a new skin with added features and security from other Linux distros. It uses the Calamares installer framework and NX Desktop and NX Firewall on top of the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment and MauiKit Applications.

Linux Mint

A familiar Windows interface

Multiple Workspaces for better productivity

Easy one-click app installation

A classic Linux distro that is based on Ubuntu, but works better than its former operating system. Windows users can easily migrate to Linux Mint due to its clean and minimalist design, often compared to Windows 10, and shares the same features as any other Windows operating system. While using the Linux Mint OS, users might feel odd for the first time as there are so many things Windows users are not familiar with. But once you get the hang of it, you’ll realize the overall working mechanism is the same as Windows, as the opening of the tabs, applications, using the internet, and using the same set of shortcut keys. If you are planning to migrate to Linux from Windows, Linux Mint is the best option out there in the market.


A retro-style OS

All the needful apps under one roof

A similar home screen to Windows 7

EasyOS is probably the most retro OS in the Linux distros list. It has the same Windows 98 feelings with boxed icons and solid color taskbars and buttons. While it looks like an outdated operating system from the 90s, the features and add-ons make up for the lack of appearance. Unlike the other Linux distros, which are more powerful and creative with the design approach, EasyOS, as the name suggests, is an easy-to-use operating system. Forget Windows users, even Mac users will master the EasyOS in just a few days.


A nerdy design

Fulfills all your gaming needs

Highly customizable and adaptive

Designed exclusively for the gamers and stats nerds, Pop!_OS is a modern-age Linux distro that breaks the conventional way of looking at Linux distros. It has undoubtedly the best-looking Linux distros for gamers and creative individuals. The sweet animations and its four-way workspace organization make it the undisputed Linux distros in the Linux world. There are so many things you can do with Pop!_OS, and playing AAA gaming titles is just one of them.


Tons of application to install

A better design and app placement than windows

Clean and minimalist design

Ubuntu is the second-best operating system in the market in 2021. Frankly speaking, Ubuntu is the free version of Microsoft Windows, and it has so much to offer without asking for a single penny. Unlike Windows, most of the Linux distros are free to download and use. Although Ubuntu is not a powerful operating system like EasyOS or Linux Mint, it has its perks of being a simple and easy-to-use operating system that does what it is meant to do.


No doubt Microsoft Windows is the most used operating system in the world and it is one of the best out there but in 2021, people need to look at home amazing and futuristic Linux distros and with the right amount of effort, Linux can even overthrow Windows as the number one operating system. However, that dream is far from reality as most computer users prefer their former Windows 7 operating system out of ease and popularity. Tell us in the comment section what you think about the Linux distros of 2021.

Source: Top 5 Linux Distros Of 2021 For Beginners


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