It is one of the few out-of-the-box experiences I have had testing Linux distros in which I actually was set up and working in less than five minutes. In practice, the Linux Lite distribution easily satisfies Linux newcomers and veteran penguin fans as well. ‘Linux Lite’ is a GNU/Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu’s Long Term Support releases. Linux Lite can boot from a Live medium such as a USB stick or CD, or install to your hard drive. Updated August 3, 2017 Linux Lite 3.0 is the recently released free operating system based on the Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) and hence you can be assured that … I once tried Crunchbang and I have deliberately not written a review of it because my mind hasn't worked its way past the scarily black background which says more about my psychy than it does about Crunchbang. There is a taskbar as the bottom with a menu, launch bar and system tray. Serving two masters, in theory, is nearly impossible. Linux Lite is a Linux Operating System which is freely available to download, use and share with everyone. This distro is very beginner-friendly -- in large part due to a fine-tuned Xfce desktop interface that gives former Windows and macOS users a familiar base. Linux Lite 3.0 is anything but what its name implies. Linux Lite 1.0.6 codename ‘Amethyst‘ with PAE support has been released recently. It is a full-featured operating system that lets you get down to serious business right out of the box. It also supports multi-booting so you can keep your existing OS if you wish. Linux Lite loads into a black background with the Linux Lite logo.