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The Five Best Distros Based on Ubuntu

Today in Open Source: The five best Ubuntu spins! Plus: Twenty five free intelligent Android games, and eight apps for Linux system administrators

This roundup is a bit odd though, it omits what is probably the most popular Ubuntu spin ever: Linux Mint. Yep, Linux Mint is not on this list, but other lesser-known distros such as Zorin OS and Bodhi Linux are included.

Don’t get me wrong, I like Zorin OS and Bodhi too. But I’m flabbergasted that Linux Mint wasn’t included here. Just look at the rankings on DistroWatch and you’ll see that Linux Mint inevitably appears near the top of the list, often ranking higher than Ubuntu itself.