News and feature lists of Linux and BSD distributions.
News and feature lists of Linux and BSD distributions. The DistroWatch web site was first published on 31 May 2001. The concept started as a very simple table comprising of 5 major distributions and the chart only compared a few features (price, version, release date) and a few package versions (Kernel, KDE, Gnome, XFree86, Apache). Trying to make it slightly more comprehensive and useful (and failing to find anything similar and up-to-date on the Internet), I have kept adding more distributions, features and packages until the table reached fairly reasonable state in terms of information provided. At that stage, I decided to share the table with the Linux community worldwide and moved it from a spreadsheet into an HTML document. More Info »
This test should help you while choosing the best Linux Distribution for you. The test contains several question to find the suitable distribution for you. Please note that the result is only a suggestion.
This is a simple distro chooser. Fill out the survey to get some idea which operating systems (Linux distros or BSD flavors) may fit your needs. Try to answer the questions reasonably - choose the most...
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