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Software in Review: The Differences Between Linux Distributions

Jan 10, 2006, 19:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)


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"Distributions can fundamentally differ in several ways:

  • "Base operating system
  • "Software management and updating
  • "Hardware management
  • "Desktop environment and theme
  • "Proprietary extras

"The sections below will cover each of these topics in depth. If there is one particular area that you are confused about, feel free to skip down to the appropriate section. The next topic will cover how GNU/Linux differs from Unix and other Unix-like operating systems..."

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