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Linux Distributions. An exploration of the various options that users have with distributions of Linux. What is a Linux Distribution?. Linux Kernel Supporting features and programs Usually tailored to a particular purpose With so many options, it is easy to find the perfect solution.

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linux distributions

Linux Distributions

An exploration of the various options that users have with distributions of Linux

what is a linux distribution
What is a Linux Distribution?
  • Linux Kernel
  • Supporting features and programs
    • Usually tailored to a particular purpose
  • With so many options, it is easy to find the perfect solution.
how can i try one out
How Can I Try One Out?
  • First, check compatibility.
    • Try Knoppix
  • Pick a distribution
    • http://www.Distrowatch.com
  • Install and go!
what are the major ones
What are the Major Ones?
  • Red Hat: One of the earliest players in the game, Red Hat now position itself strongly in the business market. It has created a community-supported distribution, Fedora Core, which is the choice of many for desktop use.
  • Debian: The most popular community-created distribution. Debian is an excellent choice for server environments. Debian has also been used as the base for many specialist distributions.
  • Ubuntu: Desktop usability, out of the box. Taglined "Linux for human beings,” Based on Debian.
  • SUSE: Novell\'s answer to Red Hat, comes in “enterprise” and a community-based OpenSUSE
  • All Distributions have their respective strengths.
what are the major ones1
What are the Major Ones?
  • List Major Distributions
ubuntu
Ubuntu
  • Focuses on usability.
  • Offered by Dell on many of their products
  • Offers Firefox, Openoffice, Games
  • Variations of Ubuntu:
    • Edubuntu, a distribution designed for classrooms using GNOME
    • Kubuntu, a desktop distribution using KDE rather than GNOME
    • Xubuntu, a "lightweight" distribution based on the Xfce desktop environment instead of GNOME
    • Mythbuntu, a distribution that is tied heavily to MythTV
    • Ubuntu Studio, a multimedia-creation flavor of Ubuntu
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SUSE
  • Owned by Novell, Inc.
  • Several desktop environments such as KDE and GNOME and window managers like Window Maker and Blackbox are included
  • Some multimedia features
  • Openoffice.org and Realplayer
  • Designed for Business/commercial use and networking
red hat
Red Hat
  • RH Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is targeted toward the commercial market, including mainframes.
  • Includes software for database management:
    • Linux 2.6.18
    • Apache 2.2.3
    • MySQL 5.0.22
    • PHP 5.1.6
    • PostgreSQL 8.1.4
    • GNOME 2.16
    • KDE 3.5.4
yellow dog
Yellow Dog
  • Specialization for Power Architecture processors (IBM Power, PowerPC, Cell)
  • Supports accelerated graphics and audio hardware out-of-the-box.
  • Includes:
    • Firefox
    • Openoffice
    • Instant Messaging
    • Media Players
  • Is the first supported alternative OS for Sony’s Playstation 3 (Cell)
references
References
  • Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_distributions

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SUSE_Linux

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hat_Linux

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_%28Linux_distribution%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Dog_Linux

  • DistroWatch

http://distrowatch.com/

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