One of the best, and sometimes worst, things about the Linux (or GNU/Linux) operating system is that there are dozens of ???flavors??? to choose from. While some distributions almost feel like clones or trivial forks of others just for the sake of existing, quite a few have risen to the top, earning not just a huge following but also a distinct identity for being better for certain classes of users or certain needs. Whether you are a Linux novice or a seasoned command line veteran, there is always a Linux distro for you. Here are just some of the top picks available today for such users.