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Old 04-26-2006, 04:28 PM   #1
michshelly
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Distro?


hello,

Could someone please tell me what Distro is?

Cheers and thanks

p.s. You will be seeing heaps of me soon!

Michshelly
 
Old 04-26-2006, 04:52 PM   #2
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A Linux distro(bution) is any operating sytstem with the Linux kernel. A kernel is the core piece of most operating systems. It is a piece of software responsible for the communication between hardware and software components. Despite what many people think, Linux is not an operating system. It is the the kernel used in Linux distrobutions.

Hope that makes sense.
 
Old 04-26-2006, 04:53 PM   #3
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_distribution
 
Old 04-26-2006, 04:57 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by michshelly
hello,

Could someone please tell me what Distro is?

Cheers and thanks

p.s. You will be seeing heaps of me soon!

Michshelly
You've 11 posts and apparently have made question regarding Fedora. I will still give a shot and not call you a troll for the time being. However, I'd like to introduce you to this wonderful little thing called google. Maybe you've heard somebody talking about it before. Google is a search engine. It works by simply typing a few keywords and pressing the search button. It really is that simple:

www.google.com

In the text field, type "What is a Linux distro" and press the search button. You can copy and paste my question (in bold) if you think it's difficult to remeber all this long sentence. If everything goes as usual, google will show you a few links answering your question. Chances are, the first link is the one you should read.

I hope that helps. Other places to search for answers for advanced questions as this is the wikipedia:

www.wikipedia.org

Last edited by Mega Man X; 04-26-2006 at 05:01 PM.
 
  


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