SolydXK: New Kid on the Linux Block Delivers Rock-Solid Performance

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SolydXK is a Debian-based Linux distribution that offers a choice of two desktops: Xfce and KDE. It is a very new Linux OS, but do not push this new kid aside assuming stability and performance need a lot of maturing.

In fact, SolydXK is already a solid and very impressive distro. It has more polish and smoother performance than many older Linux OS counterparts.

Released in late February by "Schoelje," a key developer of two discontinued desktop options within the Linux Mint distro, SolydXK picks up where the Linux Mint line leaves off. In his introductory posts on the SolydXK site, Schoelje announced that since Linux Mint dropped what were referred to as the unofficial Linux Mint Debian and Xfce editions, he started his own distro based on them.

The result is a very enjoyable dual-desktop environment.