Originally Posted by rdandrea
yes, i admit i was wrong in thinking Linux was one system.
In a semi-good breakdown:
There is Debian with:
Ubuntu derived from it with
lUbuntu, xubuntu, linux mint derived from ubuntu.
There is peppermint os, Ultimate mint derived from linux mint (not
Then, there's Red hat which has
Fedora, Centos derived from it.
Probably several more other ones
There's also Arch
this has manjaro derived from it.
& probably many more.
Others that I can't remember - which makes distrowatch
such a great link if you're interested in that
Essentially, if people feel that what is available & official do not meet their need, they can create their own and use / distribute it.
Welcome to the world of free-software. This is one of the perks & cons. Lot's of choice
left out another dozen more
left out hundreds