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Linux Distributions

Linux

  • Linux is an Operating System
  • Linux OS = Linux Distribution ○ Curated software
  • Distro / Flavor = Distribution

Redhat Popular in:

  • Banks
  • Airlines
  • Telecoms
  • Healthcare

Ubuntu Popular in:

  • Startups
  • SaaS
  • Social Networks
  • Cloud Based

Linux isn’t just for business:

  • Linux Mint
  • Debian
  • Mageia
  • Fedora
  • openSUSE
  • Arch Linux
  • Slackware

Linux is Linux:

  • Linux concepts are universal.
  • Each distro is slightly different.
  • You can accomplish the same goals on most Linux distros
  • You can’t make a “wrong” choice!

Summary:

  • Linux Distro = kernel + software
  • RHEL and Ubuntu
  • CentOS = RHEL – branding/logos

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