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"Some are very similar to others, and some are wildly different from the rest. The one thing to remember is that while these distributions may be amazingly well thought out, and amazingly well put together their obscurity will present two problems. First, smaller communities will not be as capable of helping you with every problem you face. Second, with fewer users you also have fewer contributors. This means that releases may be infrequent and irregular, and package repositories will be sparse. If these problems are not crucial deal breakers for you, read on.

Platform: i686
Format: CD ISO
Site: www.gobolinux.org
I have already mentioned GoboLinux in this Blog. GoboLinux is a personal favorite of mine, because I use some obscure packages which are installed from source. GoboLinux also allows me to have multiple versions of the same package installed at one time, and also allows those packages to be used in tandem."

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