OnWorks ChaletOS online, a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Xubuntu and featuring the Xfce desktop. It provides a simple and intuitive desktop interface, modest hardware requirements and five years of security support. The name ChaletOS is derived from Swiss mountain houses whose concepts of simplicity, beauty and recognisability inspired the creation and design of ChaletOS.
ChaletOS embarks on a continuing mission to ease the switch from Windows to Linux. While ChaletOS 16 derives from Xubuntu, the user interface (UI) departs drastically. ChaletOS appears deceptively like Windows 7 or even Windows XP. According to the website, priorities for this distro are simplicity, aesthetics, and familiarity. At these, ChaletOS succeeds.
ChaletOS 16.04 come with several default application such as: mozilla firefox web browser, thunar 1.6.10 files manager, graet little radio player, audacious audio player, vcl media player , great little book shelf and document viewer, gimp, ristretto ( image manipulation / editor ), mousepad text editor, archive manager, qbittorent etc.
ChaletOS, linux os for beginners, has been designed from the ground up to help linux newcomers, especially Windows refugees. Really beginner-friendly Linux distribution which will extremely help its users.