Linux.com - https://www.linux.com/news/best-rising-linux-distros-2018
Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, because all it takes is a little bit of determination, time and effort to create a custom operating system.
Not all of them hit the mark – there are stacks of Linux distros that have seen little to no action, and we’re almost certain that some have been released and never installed by anyone other than their creator.
So let’s look at our pick of the five distros moving up swiftly through the ranks in 2018.