Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 28th Mar 2013 21:49 UTC
Linux Like many OSNews readers, I use Ubuntu. I also use several less popular distros. What is it like to use these lesser-known distros compared to the dominant systems? How does running, say, VectorLinux or Puppy or PC-BSD, differ from using Ubuntu or Fedora? This article offers a few ideas. Obviously, it broadly generalizes about distros for the purpose of discussion.
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RE[4]: Not a distro
by krreagan on Fri 29th Mar 2013 19:12 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Not a distro"
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FAIL! "Software" not "System". Trying to be clever?

BSD's are distributions of UNI*. Linux distros are a kernel (Linux) with *BSD, Solaris, AIX, GNU... user land utilities slapped on and configured in various ways.

BTW PC-BSD is still a complete FreeBSD. All the userland apps/utils are still FreeBSD + some additional ones.


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