The 7 Most Influential GNU/Linux Distributions

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 25, 2007 12:05 PM EDT; By Bruce Byfield
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GNU/Linux offers a bewildering variety of flavors -- or distributions, as they're called. To a newcomer's eye, many of these seem virtually identical to each other. Yet, the more you learn about a distribution and the community that surrounds it, the more different they become. Here, in alphabetical order, is a list of the seven distributions that have most affected GNU/Linux as a whole:

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