When comparing MX-Linux vs Bedrock, the Slant community recommends MX-Linux for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux distributions for desktops?” MX-Linux is ranked 9th while Bedrock is ranked 32nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Easy install
Pro Supports non-free drivers
Pro Easy to use
Pro Based on Debian
It is based on Debian and not based on Ubuntu
Pro Very stable
Pro No systemd
Pro Good MX Tools and Package Installer
MX Linux comes with its own set of tools called MX Tools, designed to make life easier for users.
Pro Virtually every pro from every linux distro
Since Bedrock lets you pick and choose the best parts from each distro, every single pro from each distro applies to Bedrock.
Pro Pick and choose what you want from other distros
Want Debian's stable base and Arch's pacman for bleeding edge packages?
Want the security of Qubes OS and Gentoo's portage?
With the correct setup all this can be achieved.
Con Causes overheating on some hardwares
Other debian based XFCE distros- Xubuntu, Debian XFCE, Devuan leave small footprint on system whereas MXLinux uses too much CPU resources on same system.
Con Remixed Debian testing
It's mainly a Debian stable with some recompiled/backported Debian testing packages.
Con Includes non-free drivers
Con More than 50 tweaking softwares pre-installed
Con 10s of media players preinstalled
Con Too much preinstalled applications
Con Too much customization
Con Only one Desktop Environment
Con Old software
Many software applications are older.
Con Longer boot time
Con Installer and configuration tools are different
Installer and configuration tools are different and can take some time getting used to.
Con Difficulty setting up
Bedrock can be challenging to setup properly with the correct strata.