Seven Ubuntu Derivatives worth Checking Out

One of the mottos the Linux community has is “if you don’t like it – then fork”. While this is interesting idea it has created as many Ubuntu derivatives as the day is long. Don’t believe me? Check Distrowatch – as I am posting this four of the eight “new releases” listed on the front page are Ubuntu derivatives. Now personally – I do not think this is a bad thing. Not the same thing works for everyone and when you are new to the world of Linux it is easier to try a different “spin” than it is to learn to configure everything yourself. The only problem with all these spins (and something I’ve often heard complaints about) is that there is too much choice when selecting what flavor of Ubuntu to install.

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