Linux Distribution

 Linux is not just a single operating system .it exists in sevral dozen version called distribution. Unlike windows ,no one company has guided the development of linux.

 Linux comes in many different appearances.the basic system is the same,but the look,feel and the subsystems around it are different.

 Each version is produced by a different organization with its own ethos(philosophy) and aims.

 The result is a unique version og linux (Known as a distro in linux speak) which is aimed at a slightly different set of users.

Distribution Table

Sr.No

Distribution.

User Interface

URL

Released Year

01

openSuSE

KDE,GNOME

www.suse.com

1992

02

Debian

GNOME

www.debian.org

1993

03

Slackware

KDE,GNOME

www.slackware.com

1993

04

Red Hat

KDE,GNOME

www.redhat.com

1995

05

Mandriva

KDE

www.mandriva.com

1998

06

Knoppix

KDE

www.knopper.net

2000

07

Fedora

GNOME

www.getfedora.com

2003

08

Ubuntu

Unity,GNOME

www.ubuntu.com

2004

09

Mint

KDE,GNOME

www.linuxmint.com

2006

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