Debian GNU/Linux Reviews
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Description:Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computerDebian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the name GNU/Linux. Debian GNU/Linux provides more than a pure OS: it co ... more
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by - written on 23/05/02, updated on 23/05/02 (Useful, 229 readings)
What is Debian? Debian is a linux distribution. A distribution is a set of packages, utilities and scripts alongside the kernel itself. It is the differences in these and not the core kernel itself that creates the different 'flavours' of linux that you so often here about. One of the hardest choices, then, for the aspiring linux geek is to ascertain what is the best distribution for their needs. Why choose Debian? Debian differs from other linux distributions in that it is entirely non-commercial. Debian has a set of guidlines called the Debian Free Software Guidelines to which a package must conform for it to be accepted as part of ... Read the complete review
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