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Old 11-30-2005, 10:54 PM   #1
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Distro based on what?


I've been playing around with a couple different distros. I'm undecided on which one I want to stick with, but it got me thinking. Is there a page where it lists what distro is based on which distro? For instance, it could list that Slax is Slackware based.

Reason I ask is it seems like the distro web pages try to avoid saying what they are based on. Thanks in advance.

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Old 11-30-2005, 10:58 PM   #2
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try here:

distrowatch.com
 
Old 12-01-2005, 07:22 AM   #3
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I was hoping for a list that pulls them all together. On DistroWatch you have to pull up each distro and go down to the package management section. Thanks.
 
Old 12-01-2005, 07:55 AM   #4
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Here's a pdf of a comparison of some of the most popular distros.

http://www1.ku.edu.tr/files/cit/docu...tributions.pdf

Here's another article on the big five and some smaller fish in the sea.

http://www.free-soft.org/FSM/english.../ladislav.html

...and one more

http://www.informit.com/articles/pri...y.asp?p=414291

While it is hard to list every distro, I hope these articles are of some help to you.


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Old 12-01-2005, 12:02 PM   #5
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After briefly looking over the pages, these are pretty good. Not exactly what I was looking for, but fills the need. Thanks for the links.
 
  


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