Upcoming Linux Distros 2017. These are the 7 upcoming Linux Distributions to watch for in 2017. I am including the popular ones like Debian, Ubuntu or Mint, as everyone is aware of these. The list outlines some of the Linux Distros that you should know about.
It is one of the most beautiful open-source OS. Solus is an operating system that is designed for modern personal computing devices, every tweak enabling us to deliver a singular, cohesive desktop experience. It comes with Budgie Desktop, which focuses on simplicity and elegance. It enables quick access to notifications as well as features like media playback controls, system settings, calendar, and more! Solus is built from scratch and supported by the community. Solus is packed with pre-installed apps, such as Firefox, Nautilus, Rhythmbox, Thunderbird, VLC and others. It uses various beautiful default themes, like the Arc GTK Theme, Arc Firefox Theme and Moca Icon Theme. Solus ships with gstreamer media libraries which leverages the most updated GTK 3.18 stack.
Tails 2.10 is scheduled for 2017-01-24 and Tails 2.11 is scheduled for 2017-03-07. Tails, short for The Amnesic Incognito Live System is a Debian-based Linux Distro. Tails is said to be very robust Distro and is shipped with several Internet applications, including web browser, IRC client, mail client and instant messenger. Everything is pre-configured with security in mind. Tails aims at preserving the privacy and anonymity. It uses the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; with all connections to the Internet are forced to go through the Tor network. It leaves no trace and uses state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your files, emails and instant messaging.
Fedora (formerly Fedora Core) is a Linux distribution developed by Fedora Project and owned by Red Hat. Fedora brings the default GNOME desktop environment and GNOME Shell. Fedora 26 will enable systemd-coredump by default. Core dumps will be accessible via the coredumpctl tool. GHC 8.0 will be updated in Fedora from version 7.10 to the current stable version 8.0, with much improved support for aarch64, ppc64, and ppc64le. Another change brings Boost 1.63.0 to Fedora 26. This will mean F26 ships with a recent upstream Boost release. Fedora 26 will update the Python 3 stack to Python 3.6 from Python 3.5. For a list of accepted changes and updates, visit https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/26/ChangeSet
Semicode OS is a Linux distro for programmers and web developers. SemiCode OS comes with Scratch IDE to help those interested in coding to start their way. It includes smart coding. Which means, no need to install anything compilers,editors,and even ides of the most popular languages are already pre-installed for you. For search features, Semicode OS has DuckDuck GO as a default search engine. Not only this, the OS brings brings Slack, Git, and other pre-installed tools.
Linux Lite 3.4 is slated to release on 2017-04-01. Linux Lite is one of the most user-friendly Linux Distros based on Ubuntu LTS. Linux Lite features the Xfce desktop and comes with a complete set of applications, including a full office suite, media players and other essential daily software. Linux Lite is primarily targeted for Windows users. It is an easy to use OS with a clean and simple Desktop, with easy access to the Menu, system settings and configurations. It is packed with various native applications such as Lite Tweaks, Lite Software, Lite User Manager and Lite Upgrade, Linux Lite equips you with all the tools you need to maintain and run your system effortlessly.
A Distro based on Bodhi Linux that is best-suited for education institutions. Escuelas Linux comes with a lot of educational programs and that can be installed either to 32 or 64 bits. Escuelas is the only distribution that offers one user account completely configured to the last details. Which means, user has no need to download any file, modify file configurations nor compile anything. Every program is included and ready to work. For backup and restore operations, it includes a command to easily restore all the programs to a default setting. It is packed with the best selection of free educational softwares.
Open Network Linux
Open Network Linux (ONL) is a Linux distro best for network professionals. ONL is a part of the Open Compute Project and is a component in a growing collection of open source and commercial projects. Open Network Linux supports multiple switch fabric APIs including: OF-DPA, OpenNSL and SAI. Specific information about hardware support for the different APIs can be found in the HCL. Open Network Linux is compatible with most forwarding agents including: Quagga, BIRD, Facebook FBOSS and Azure SONiC. ONL uses ONIE to install onto on-board flash memory.
For a more comprehensive list of upcoming Linux Distros, please visit http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=links#new