Best Linux distros for 2017

My personal picks for some of the best Linux distributions

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Best distro for Android experience: Remix OS

Android is a very versatile operating system and is used on a variety of devices, including smart TVs, smart watches, media streaming boxes and many more. You can even use it as a desktop OS. You heard me right. If you want to run a Linux-based operating system on your PC and access millions of Android apps, services, games and more, then Remix OS is the best operating system out there.

Remix OS is a customized version of Android that’s fully optimized for desktops. It comes with a huge number of drivers and binary blogs, which means components like WiFi, Bluetooth and touch screen will work out of the box.

Unfortunately, due to these non-free components, Remix OS is not a fully open source operating system, only the Android-specific components are open source. It’s also an incredibly lightweight distro so you can run it on old hardware.

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