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LinuxWorld: A distribution by any other name?

Oct 17, 1998, 15:06 (0 Talkback[s])

In this first column aimed at those new to Linux, Rick Cook tackles the questions: What exactly is a Linux distribution? Is it the same as a version? Are all distributions created equal? Will software written for one distribution run on all others?

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