Today, there are many distributions of Linux to choose from. Picking one that is right for you can be straightforward as long as you know your needs, stable server environment, just a simple Linux client? The market leaders today are Ubuntu Linux, Red Hat and Fedora Linux, Mandriva Linux, and SuSE Linux, which offer reliability, flexibility, and user-friendliness. They are the most popular Linux distributions. If you want a simple and easy Linux desktop environment, you have: Mint, Xandros Linux, Linspire, and Ubunto, which are good for first-time users. Are you running critical server applications? Your best solutions are Red Hat and SuSE Linux. In the north of Europe, you will find that SuSE Linux has a large market share. We have chosen SuSE Linux because of its great history of stability (also in security).