In Pictures: 10 Linux distros to watch in 2014

What to expect in the world of Linux in the upcoming year.

Roll Your Own "The Year Of The Linux Desktop" has become a bit of a running joke at this point, but I'm going to make a similar declaration and say that 2014 will be "The Year Of Everyone Having Their Own Linux Distro." At this point, the tools for building your own Linux distribution (such as Suse Studio) are so mature and easy to use that, in many cases, the best Linux Distro for you to use is the one you whip up for yourself based on an existing distro. Call it an appliance. Call it a re-spin. Either way, the ability to make your own system (and provide it to others who may share your needs) is going to get pretty big in 2014.

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