Tends to run most windows Programs quite well, using the pre-installed 'PlayOnLinux' Application. Though, you may want to go into the advanced configuration to install the frameworks named '.NET' and the 'DirectX' related onesIf you are installing more modern, windows-only games.
Bundles tools for changing the look and feel of the distribution
Installer can set up dual boot
Low resources consumption
Limited desktop styles in Free Version
Definitely a good gaming OS (for the Lite-free version)
Mint is highly recommended for both users coming from Windows, as well as users coming from Ubuntu, but unhappy with Ubuntu's recent, rather dramatic interface changes. Mint provides an updated interface with a look and feel similar to Gnome 2, with an application menu reminiscent of the Windo...
Fedora has a relatively short life cycle: version X is supported only until 1 month after version X+2 and with approximately 6 months between versions this means that a version of Fedora is supported for approximately 13 months. This promotes leading-edge software because it frees developers from s...
The OS ships with custom applications for basic tasks (web browsing, text editing, multimedia, etc.) and they are all based on the same guidelines and are really well designed. Learning to use them is really easy.
The whole funtoo user experience is tailored so you can use the distribution on every single piece of hardware that is probably in your house. With Funtoo, it's only a question of time to get something running on a piece of hardware. Unlike other distros, the learning curve might be steep at t...
The packaging team is dependable resulting in system updates that come in a timely fashion and systems which rarely, if ever, break due to packaging. The versions of software that are selected and the configuration of them is typically extremely high quality.
On the surface YAST looks simple enough, but inside can be as complicated as a WindowsOS registry. Yast also interferes in the working of basic linux features eg. setting a user wide proxy using the standard DE tool
Install Gentoo can fail because of this issue. Compiling your own kernel is not for the faint of heart and it's time consuming and learning intensive. A prebuilt kernel would really help to get a grip on the system first before diving into the internal workings of Linux.