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Re: [OT] Linux Distributions Guide

Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> wrote:

> For those who might interested in a comparison ...
> Rod Smith's Linux Distributions Guide
> "I've written this page to present my opinions of several Linux
> distributions.
> ... but many Linux newbies are faced with an important question: Which
> Linux OS to get?
> Unlike most OSs, the individual components of Linux (the kernel, the
> core libraries, startup scripts, shells, GUI tools, and so on) are all
> available separately. Over the years, therefore, several Linux
> distributions have arisen.

Naturally, because "the core libraries, startup scripts, shells, GUI
tools" are not part of the Linux project. Linux is a kernel. Naming an
OS after its name is just spreading confusion. 


Mathieu Roy

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