What is Linux Distro?

Linux Distributions are simply called as Linux Distro. It is based upon the Linux kernel and often a package management system.

Linux users usually obtain their operating system by downloading one of the Linux distributions, which are available for a wide variety of systems ranging from embedded devices (for example, OpenWrt) and personal computers (for example, Linux Mint) to powerful supercomputers (for example, Rocks Cluster Distribution).

Top linix distributions(Distros):

  • Debian Based
  • RPM Based
  • Gentoo Based
  • Pacman Based
  • Slackware Based
  • Source Based
  • Independent Based