Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jul 2005 11:55 UTC, submitted by Swank1
Linux Are there too many Linux distributions currently available? Can there be too many? This article explores the effect of the large number of distros out right now and suggests that progress could possibly be made through a consolidation.
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John Nilsson
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and a very good day to you sir ;-) (thoght this was a long dead thread...)

while Linux is a kernel(-source distribution) I think that it is safe to say that in the mind share meaning of the word Linux includes most OSS projects.

I use the term in all it's meaning, gave up a long time ago trying to define it.

One way I use it the most is to compare UNIX with Linux a kind of OS standard.

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