FlexBeta: Fedora vs Mandrake vs Suse: Linux Distros Compared
Jul 03, 2004, 19:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Petersen)
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"Linux is starting to take the world of computers by storm.
Corporate greed, insane legal licensing and constant Windows
vulnerabilities are starting to take its toll on the general
computing population, and many are looking for an alternative. For
some Linux is the answer.
"The Linux Operating System is very different than proprietary
Operating Systems. Linux has a community based development model
where many people, organizations and businesses jointly develop the
software. With this style of development, there is no one entity
that controls everything, but because of this, it is quite
difficult to build a coherent system that will run on personal
computers. This is where distributions come in..."