There are many distributions of Linux available with a variety of strengths and benefits. OpenSUSE is a mature distribution with familiar desktop environments. Another strength is its "One Click Install" feature, which makes it easy to install third-party software. The most highly recommended laptop distribution is Ubuntu MATE. This distribution works well with the proprietary software found on different laptop models.
Snappy Core Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that works with the Raspberry Pi 2 and integrates Chrome OS-like updates. Tails is considered the best Linux distribution as far as privacy is concerned. It is designed to run on a CD, so nothing is added to it or left on a hard drive.
KVXStudio and AVXLinux are two lightweight distributions with audio and video production in mind. Debian is considered to be an easy to use and extremely stable server distribution. Elementary OS is developed with some of the best open source designers in the world and is considered the most visually beautiful distribution.
Arch Linux is a customizable distribution, where the user gets to choose piece by piece which parts of Linux are to be added upon installation. Red Hat Linux is a popular enterprise solution, and Lubuntu is the best for older hardware. Sugar is a kid-friendly distribution with education in mind.