Distributions

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One of the earliest Linux distributions. Stable, Testing, and Unstable releases.
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Commercially sponsored, Debian-derived. 6 month release cycle. Server Editions.
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Debian/Ubuntu-based. Full multimedia support out of the box. 6 month release cycle.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux is targeted toward the commercial market.
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Sponsored by Red Hat.
6 month release cycle.
Server Edition.
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A free rebuild of source packages from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 2 year release cycle.
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User-friendly desktop, tools for developers and sysadmins. 12 month release cycle.
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Aimed at ease of use. Script which allows hard drive snapshots to ISO. Rolling Release.
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Stable and trustable governance to direct collaborative projects. 9 month release cycle.
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Focuses on simplicity of design. Installed without a graphical front-end. Rolling release.
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Software is compiled locally from source code. Rolling release.
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The original Linux distribution, geared towards power and stability.
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Lightweight, small installation. The entire system can be run from RAM.
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GNU/Linux-Libre. Simple packaging system. Endorsed by the FSF.
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Project to port Android x86 platform.

More at www.distrowatch.com.

Setup

  • Arch
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • openSUSE
  • Ubuntu

Package Managers

Desktop Environments

Window Managers

Stacking

Tiling

Dynamic

Terminal Emulators

File Managers

Drivers

Software

See Linux Recommended Software.

  • nano
  • leafpad
  • gnome disk utility
  • gnome-font-viewer
  • xarchiver
  • zip
  • unzip
  • lxtask
  • wgetpaste