Should Linux Standardize on a Single Distro?
May 05, 2008, 20:15 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shawn Powers)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"When I demonstrate software for Linux Journal, I tend to use
Ubuntu as my operating system. The reason is simply because Ubuntu
is extremely popular, but it begs the question, should the Linux
community standardize on a single distribution? Let's look at some
of the pros and cons:
"Advantages of a Single Linux Distro
- "Linux support would be simplified, as the question of 'what
distro' wouldn't be relevant.
- "Software vendors could release a single package that would
install on all Linux desktops..."