Peppermint OS is one of the most popular and lightweight Linux distributions for low end machines. Peppermint OS 6 was released in May 2015 and now after successfully spending more than a year, the development team has released the version 7 that brings some interesting features.
Peppermint OS is an operating system that was created with the aim of supporting older hardware, giving new life to machines with limited hardware and system resources.
This latest version is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which means that it will get support for five years. Peppermint OS 7 comes with Linux kernel 4.4 and brings LXDE as a working desktop environment.
Office: Document viewer, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive
Internet: Chromium, Dropbox, BitTorrent Client, Ice
Graphics: Editor by Pixlr, Express by Pixlr, Image Viewer, Simple Scan, Screenshot
Multimedia: GNOME Mplayer 1.0.8 Media Player, Guayadeque Music Player
Accessories: Archive Manager, Calculator, File Search, Terminal, Gedit Text Editor, Printer Manager, Bluetooth Manager
Within Preferences, you can also find many tools for configuration and customization of the system itself.
According to the tests i performed, it was undoubtedly a good experience. First because it is super fast and stable and second because it is based on Ubuntu, which gives you a number of advantages.
Download: Peppermint OS 7