Top 8 Linux Distributions for Developers in 2021

1) Manjaro

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Highlights:

  • Available in multiple editions (KDE, Xfce and GNOME)
  • Supports Optimus Manager
  • AUR Enabled
  • BBSwitch compatible
  • Ease of use
  • Based on Arch

2) Debian GNU/Linux

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Highlights:

  • Community-driven distro
  • Highly stable build
  • Extensive library of manuals
  • Ideal for programmers and system administrators
  • Large repositories of open-source tools and software

3) Ubuntu

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Highlights:

  • User-friendly
  • Compatible with Android Open-Source Project
  • Excellent community support
  • Stable development environment
  • Vast set of tutorials and guides

4) Fedora Workstation

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Highlights:

  • Community-driven
  • Owned by Red Hat
  • Cutting-edge Linux distro
  • Open-source components

5) openSUSE

OpenSUSE-Linux-for-developers

Highlights:

  • Ideal for programmers
  • Available in stable and rolling release version
  • Powerful configuration tool

6) CentOS Stream

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Highlights:

  • Stable rolling release
  • Development-friendly distro
  • Ideal for ecosystem developers

7) Elementary OS

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Highlights:

  • User-friendly
  • Lightweight and quick
  • Productive distro

8) Raspberry Pi OS

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Highlights:

  • Ideal for new programmers
  • Packed with a lot documentation and how-to guides
  • Easy to use

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