Gallery: My top five Linux desktop distributions Summary: After almost twenty years of working with Linux desktops, here’s Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols’ pick of the litter. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | July 21, 2011 -- 08:14 GMT (01:14 PDT) Follow @sjvn Previous | Next Image 10 of 20 And, after a very little fiddling with it, I'm very happy with my MEPIS KDE-based destkop. Topics: Linux, Hardware, Operating Systems, Software Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.