List of Linux distributions

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This page provides general information about notable Linux distributions in the form of a categorized list. Distributions are organized into sections by the major distribution they are based on, or the package management system they are based around.

GNU/Linux Distro Timeline, timeline representing the development of various Linux distributions.Contents [hide]

1 Debian-based

1.1 Knoppix-based

1.2 Ubuntu-based

1.2.1 Official distributions

1.2.2 Contributed distributions

1.2.3 Third-party distributions

2 Gentoo-based

3 Pacman-based

4 RPM-based

4.1 Fedora-based

4.1.1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based

4.2 Mandriva Linux-based

4.2.1 PCLinuxOS-based

5 Slackware-based

5.1 Slax-based

6 Others

7 See also

8 References

9 External links



Debian GNU/Linux is a distribution that emphasizes free software. It is supported on many hardware platforms. Debian and distributions based on it use the .deb package format and the dpkg package manager.Distribution Description

64 Studio Attempts to specialize in audio and video production on x86-64 workstations.

AbulEdu French. Designed for data processing in educational establishments.

AGNULA Former DeMuDi for multimedia production

aptosid Multilingual desktop-oriented Live CD based on Debian unstable. Formerly sidux.

BeatrIX A compact distribution from the Czech Republic that focuses on providing a user-friendly desktop environment.

Bharat Operating System Solutions A Debian-based Linux distribution. This software is also known by the acronym BOSS GNU/Linux or simply BOSS Linux.

BLLOS Based on Debian

Corel Linux Commercial. Short-lived desktop.