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A Linux distribution is a collection of software, built upon the Linux kernel, that creates a Unix-like operating system. This resource is here to provide a means for participants who wish to study the similarities and differences between the hundereds of distros available.

NOTE: This page is a worksheet for Topic:Linux content development on Wikiversity. It may evolve into a table to be placed in the main Linux learning resource.

Short list[edit]

Distribution w: notes
Debian w Wikiversity resource started
Fedora w Wikiversity resource started
Gentoo w Wikiversity resource planned
Knoppix w Wikiversity resource planned
Mandriva w
Red Hat w
Slackware w Wikiversity resource planned
Ubuntu w Wikiversity resource started

Other distributions[edit]

Tiny Core Linux

External links[edit]

  • - Compares all significant Linux distributions in detail.