Debian GNU/Linux - The Operating System
PCs bought from 2000 to 2004 - Lubuntu may be good, as it is very light on resources.
Lubuntu - Flash Operating System - o - Xubuntu - Elegant, Easy, Light OS
PCs bought in the range 2004 - 2008 - Xubuntu may be a great choice.
The Computers built from around 2009 upto now are pretty good for Ubuntu and Kubuntu. Add a Sprinkle of Ram when needed.
Ubuntu: Linux for human beings - o - Kubuntu open-source OS with App Suite
Fedora / RedHat and Suse linux are good for creating and maintaining the Network of Computers in a group, firm, enterprise.
Red Hat - Open Source Enterprise Linux - o - openSUSE Linux-based operating system
Knoppix is excellent for a Student to Boot from a Live CD and understand what is linux. It works on lean system installs too.
Knoppix Linux and Live Linux CD
Linux Mint is very easy on user and power packed too. - Linux Mint - Home operating system
See also Linux-Distros
Make Specialized Distros like Linux for SMB or SOHO, Linux for Nettops, Linux for Tablets, Linux for TV, Linux for Gaming, Linux for Netbooks, Linux for Notebooks, Linux for eReaders/Newspapers. Lastly mini linux for Embedded control systems and secure automation with wireless. Along with the distros and option - Suite of Tools with tech support, this can be provided at a fee.
- Gentoo - Automatically Optimized OS
- The Slackware Linux Project
- Mandriva OS - Linux Operating System
- Lineox Enterprise Linux
- Ark Linux - What Is Ark Linux?
- The Linux Kernel Archives
- The GNU Operating system
Here i am seen with The Ubuntu.
I have used Docky for more icons, Then i added the System Load Monitor on the Top. That is all i need to start working.
For those who want icons on desktop, use cairo-dock and from App Menu - pull out the icons to desk. Cairo Dock is bit heavy (fancy too) so only newer computers.
They RhythmBox Music Player Interfaces well with the Media Controls on the Logitech Keyboard.
Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system developed by a community of Free and Open Source enthusiasts. The core of the system is based on Linux and Ubuntu . Lubuntu uses the minimal desktop LXDE, and a selection of light applications.
Lubuntu - Flash Operating System
Best of both KDE and Ubuntu - Kubuntu
Put Kubuntu on a P4HT 2.8 and it was built on many parts from other systems in a New Cooler Master box. In less than an Hour. This now has Kubuntu. In Kubuntu you can have Activities and Multiple Desktops, this creates enormous workspace for one User.