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What is Garuda Linux?

Garuda is the god of strength and vigilance in Hindu, Buddhist and Jain traditions. Whereas Garuda Linux is a beginner friendly Arch based distro for users making a shift from windows to Linux.

Garuda Linux comes with different desktop environment such as KDE,GNOME, Xfce, LXQt-Kwin and a lot of other ones. KDE Dr460nized being the most famous and cool looking.

Features of Garuda Linux

  • Garuda Linux is a FOSS so it is completely free and will always remain free without requiring any licence. It is also very easy to install with the help of graphical calamares installer

  • It uses BTRFS which is a modern, Copy-on-Write (CoW) filesystem for Linux, aimed at implementing advanced features while also focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration.

  • It is a rolling release distro based on Arch Linux, which ensures always getting the latest software updates.

  • Garuda linux has GUI to manage most of the system setting without using the terminal (which will help beginners in getting started) and even using the terminal is very easy as it comes with different features

  • Garuda linux is also a good choice for gamers

So Garuda Linux also being one of the most popular distros in DistroWatch, we will learn how to install Garuda Linux in the next blog

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