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Top 6 Best Linux Distro For Laptop 2017

best linux distro for laptop
We all know that Linux is the well-known world's leading Operating system or we can say that it's the Root of the Operating Systems.In the today world, there are many different types of Linux OS and we can separate them in the form of Distribution, but generally, they are known as the Linux Destro.We all that Linux is the open source Operating system, So all the Software Developers have adopted the Linux and made it their own in a different form which known as Linux Distro or Linux Distributions.Linux can be useful for the various purposes like Programming/Coding, Graphic/Web Designing, Development and much more.So, today I am going to share a curated list of Best Linux Destro For Laptop in 2017.
In today world security is the most important for everyone and comes the first in all the priorities whether it is home or its Digital Home like Laptop or Computer.Day by Day the circle of the Laptop user is increasing because it's very Compact.In all the world most of the Laptop user use the windows in their Laptop as an Operating System.But recently in May 2017, we heard about a cyber attack The WannaCry Ransomware Attack, which targeted all the computer which runs the Microsoft Operating System or Windows.So, this attack raised the question of the security of Windows, Is our data is Safe in or not😕?Not only the Security but the Windows become slow sometimes while Browsing website or something else.But instead of all the Operating System Linux Destro run very smoothly and we all know that Linux Destro has the best security in all of the Operating System.But now you think that there are hundred of the Linux Distribution are available and it's hard to choose which Linux Distro is of your taste.So for your convenience, we have curated a list of the best Linux distro for Laptop.
But now you think that "😔my laptop is too old and its hardware is outmoded", So friends you don't need to worry as we all know that Linux is the very lightweight open source operating system which builds for becoming Compatible for all hardware.So don't need to do anything extra to your laptop you easily use Linux Distro of your choice in your Laptop.So given below we are prepared a list to make your usual laptop to Linux Laptop and all the Linux distro give on the list for all kind of laptop but you should choose them after reading their cons and pros.Because every single Linux Distro has their own some different kind of property like some for Developer, some for programmers or some for graphic/web designer, So choose them according to your demand.Now give below we are given the minimum hardware requirement for any Linux Distro for your laptop.

  • Processor: Minimum 700MHz  processor of 64-bit Intel or AMD
  • RAM:512 MB or Higher (system requirement) 
  • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
  • Hard Drive:150GB or Higher
  • Viedo Card: Intel HD Graphics/AMD Graphics Card/Nvidia Graphics Cards
In above these are the minimum requirement if your Laptop completes these minimum requirements you don't need to do any change in your Laptop.Also in the minimum, you run the any of the Linux Distro very smoothly.Now finally you go and search your Best Linux Distro For Laptop in the given list.

Best Linux Distro For Laptop  

This is the list of   Best Linux Distro For Laptop.

1.Ubuntu

Ubuntu is the one of the most popular desktop Linux Operating System and for the newbies, it's strongly recommended.It is the Debian-based Linux operating system that puts the user-friendly in 
Linux.Also, Ubuntu is coming with some powerful search tools which help you finding all of your applications and documents and it also comes with some common application such as audio player, video player, and social media.
 
And also Ubuntu comes with many attractive themes which provide you the flexibility to change your desktop in your desired environment.Overall Ubuntu is the Best Linux Distro For laptop if you're looking a smooth, customizable and secure Linux Distro.

System Requirements 
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual-core 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
  • RAM: Minimum 2GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 25GB of free hard drive space.
  • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
  • Viedo card: Intel HD Graphics or higher
Pros of Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu is the most secure operating system 
  • In Ubuntu generally, most of the software is preinstalled
  • It is highly customizable
  • Great and Powerful UI
Cons of Ubuntu  

  • It is not good for Gaming
  • Some software like Photoshop and Autocad does not run smoothly.
  • Gives problem with hardware compatibility

2.LXLE Linux
LXLE is also very good option for Best Linux Destro For Laptop.And it's very lightweight, based on the Lubuntu and if you are the very familiar with the Windows it's the best solution for you.If you use the feature of the Linux but need the UI like Windows or Mac OS X then you customize this operating system.Because LXLE Linux is highly customizable Operating System and you make it's UI as your requirement and convenience very easily.Basically, it runs on LXDE desktop environment and uses very less resource of operating in your laptop.
LXE comes with bundles of useful application like Libre Office, Mozilla Firefox, Synaptic Package Management, text editor etc.And also LXLE gives 100 of gorgeous wallpaper that is pre-installed in it.
LXLE Linux is for those who give a new feel or look to their old PC or revive it.So for like these people it's the best Linux distro for them and makes their laptop the best Linux Laptop.

System Requirements 


  • Processor:1.5GHz dual-core 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
  • RAM: Minimum 1GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 25GB of free hard drive space.
  • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
  • Viedo card: Intel HD Graphics or higher
Pros of LXLE Linux
  • Consume low battery(Very efficiently use power)
  • Highly customizable
  • Highly compatible with Laptop or Notebook
  • Boot speed is very fast(less a minute)
Cons of LXLE Linux
  • It's very hard to operate for beginner user of Linux Distro
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3.Steam OS

We all know that Steam is the world's biggest and powerful gaming community and still growing.If you're a Linux lover but not able to play the game on it and looking a Linux which run your high graphics game smoothly then the Steam OS is one of the most popular Linux Gaming OS.It's developed by the Valve Corporation and it's come with pre-installed Steam Store and you can download the hundreds of games on your PC.And also it has everything you don't have to install other application to run the game like paly on other Linux or wine this Linux distro do all things for you.So, if you are a game lover and Linux lover then this is the Best Linux Distro For Laptop.

System Requirements

  • Processor: 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
  • RAM: Minimum 4GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 150GB or higher
  • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
  • Viedo card: Intel HD Graphics/AMD Graphics Card/Nvidia Graphics Cards
Pros of Steam OS
  • Suppor the many different types of Graphics Cards
  • Compatible with all type of Joysticks/game controller/gamepad
  • It's the most Popular Gaming Linux OS
  • Most of the Game are available on Steam Store
Cons of Steam OS

  • Most of the Game you should buy from Steam Store
  • It's required the high-end Graphic and system hardware Requirement
  • Only Steam version of games are available or you can run only Steam version of game 
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4.Linux Mint 

    Linux Mint is a very best option for the new user of Linux Distros and it's come with many pre-installed software such as Libre Office, Mozilla Firefox, Synaptic Package Management, text editor etc.The Linux Mint comes with four main starter flavors and each of the have different Desktop Environment, and the top most layer of the Linux Mint gives the accessibility to change the looks of windows and menu of your choice.In above you know the Mint 18 are of four types but currently Cinnamon is the most popular but also you can try another three.So, again I say that this is also a good option of Best Linux Distro For Laptop. 

    System Requirements 


    • Processor:1.5GHz dual-core 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
    • RAM: Minimum 1GB or higher
    • Hard Drive: Minimum 25GB of free hard drive space.
    • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
    • Viedo card: Intel HD Graphics or higher
    Pros of Linux Mint
    • Gives many addition free programs
    • Offers Better Security
    • Highly Customizable
    • It takes your Privacy Seriously 
    Cons of Linux Mint  

    • It is not good for Gaming
    • Some software like Photoshop and Autocad does not run smoothly.
    • Gives problem with hardware compatibility
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    5.Elementary OS

    Elementary OS is the most attractive distro all around the world, and if you're a Mac user or the fan then it's the best Linux Distro for you and your Laptop make it best Linux Laptop. As like the Ubuntu or some other Linux, the Elementary OS has it's own desktop environment which is known as Pantheon.The latest version of the Elementary OS is known as Loki and it's much prettier than other old versions.Also, the Elementary OS has Ubuntu pre-installed application except for its video player, music player and its Midori web browser.So, if you're looking for an alternative of Mac OS X that Elementary OS is the best option of Best Linux Distro For Laptop.

    System Requirements

    • Processor: 2GHz Dual-core or higher 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
    • RAM: Minimum 2GB or higher
    • Hard Drive: Minimum 150GB 
    • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
    • Viedo card: Minimum 1028x768 resolution of  Intel HD Graphics Card/AMD Graphics Card/Nvidia Graphics Cards
    Pros of Elementary OS
    • Easy to use 
    • Design as the Mac OS X
    • Multi-functional music and video player
    Cons of Elementary OS
    • consume High Resources of hardware
    • consume battery of the laptop faster
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    6.CUB Linux

    CUB Linux is the modern, fast, beautiful, very stable and low battery user Linux Distro and it is the one of the safest and Best Linux Distro for Laptop.The CUB Linux used in any kind of the laptop or Notebook.You can download any Software/App for the Chrom Store and also you can install the Ubuntu-based software in it.
    The CUB Linux use the l0ow battery and low system resources and it's the most important feature of this Linux.And CUB Linux use the Openbox Window Manager and because of this, it uses the low battery and fewer resources.

    System Requirements


    • Processor: 1GHz Dual-core or higher 64-bit processor of Intel or AMD
    • RAM: Minimum 512MB or higher
    • Hard Drive: 8GB Preferred 
    • BIOS: Legacy or UEFI
    • Viedo card: Minimum 1028x768 resolution of  Intel HD Graphics Card/AMD Graphics Card/Nvidia Graphics Cards
    Pros of CUB Linux

    • Need very low system requirement
    • Less power consumption
    • Support both Apps Chrome App and Linux Distro App
    • Built for all laptops or notebooks
    Cons of CUB Linux
    • Speed of the Boot is Slight Slow in compares to Ubuntu
    • It's not for the Ubuntu Lovers 
    • App menu has some minor bugs

    What's your favorite?

    So, guys, this is the curated list of some best Linux distro For Laptop in 2017, hope you liked that post if you've selected a Linux Distro from above list then do share your choice with us in comments.
    If you want to add more Linux Distro to this list then feel free to ask via comment or contact me I'll update this list, and don't forget to share the Top 6 Best Linux Distro For Laptop 2017 list with your colleagues and recommend them some great and worthy Linux Distro.
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    Have a nice day😄



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