When comparing MX-Linux vs FydeOS, the Slant community recommends MX-Linux for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux distributions for 2019?” MX-Linux is ranked 5th while FydeOS is ranked 21st.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Easy install
Pro Easy to use
Pro Based on Debian
Pro Supports non-free drivers
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 Very stable
Pro No systemd
Pro On par with Chrome OS
Features are almost on par with Chrome OS
Con Remixed debian testing
It's mainly a debian stable with some recompiled/backported debian testing packages.
Con Too much preinstalled applications
Con Too much customization
Con 10s of media players preinstalled
Con More than 50 tweaking softwares pre-installed
Con Includes non-free drivers
Con Only one Desktop Environment
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 Old software
Many software aplications 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 Chinese Software
You never know... ...they also replaced the Google cloud with their own(but you can also revert this back (https://forum.xda-developers.com/hardware-hacking/chromebooks/fydeos-google-sync-using-fydeos-account-t3872442).
Con No dualboot
It does not support dualboot on the same harddisk as the OS.