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Linux Distributions In Depth

Linux Distributions In Depth

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Prahlad Inala
ยทMar 12, 2022ยท

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Table of contents

  • What is Distro?
  • Distros used by Users

What is Distro?

Linux has various Distributions/Distros of operating systems in which each flavor of Linux distro (distribution) is meant for a particular purpose. for example

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  • Ubuntu Desktop: General Purpose
  • Kali Linux: Hacking Purpose
  • Parrot OS: Hacking Purpose
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Enterprise Purpose
  • Arch Linux: Geeky People and Advance Users
  • BlackArch Linux: Penetration Testing

Like this, depending on purpose we can select one particular Linux Distro/ Flavor/ Distribution.

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The Distributions/Distros are divided based on package managers used.

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Distros used by Users

Arch27.0%
Ubuntu17.9%
Debian11.8%
Fedora6.09%
Raspbian5.52%
Manjaro5.43%
Antergos4.68%
Mint3.41%
Gentoo2.44%
Others15.8%

Others -> openSUSE, elementary OS, Chrome OS, CentOS

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