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Thread: What exactly is a distribution?
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What exactly is a distribution?
a distrobution is nothing more then a collection of programs that all intereact to perforam functions. Different distorbutions have differnet collections and some have unique programs made just for there collection (portage,yast). also most will have diffeernt artwork. Also some distrobutiions have custom kernels and versions of programs. As far as functionality goes, the only major difference is installation, becasue after that, almost every distro can be however you want it to be. Im sure there are more techinical informations, but thats the general idea as i have learned it.