Linux + Operating Systems >
Linux is an umbrella concept/base from which free operating systems are produced.
These initially intrigued me because of fundamental philosophies of freedom. Free as in freedom (Libre) and free as in beer (Gratis). Now it's also about ease of use.
Note that you can remaster a distribution into your own customized one, with its own software, etc.
||2016-03-25 - 14.1
||partial + third-party
||No (1, 2, 3)
||2016-03-25 - 14.04.4 LTS
(I may get around to updating this table for other distributions, or expanding it.)
My timeline ∞
These are not complete, and I have bunches of install notes which have dates which might eventually get added to this list.
getting shit onto a usb stick ∞
isohybrid is a mandatory tool for those distributions which don't provide an ISO which can be directly burned to a USB stick.
\sudo \dd bs=4M if=filename.iso of=/dev/sdb
To check out ∞
Free GNU/Linux distributions ∞
I've seen nothing good.
[abandoned] dyne:bolic ∞
As of 2016-04-16 was last updated 2011-09-08.
Based on Ubuntu.
[dormant] Dragora ∞
As of 2016-04-16 was last updated 2012-04-24.
[dormant, Spanish] Utuo ∞
As of 2016-04-16 was last updated 2012-04-17.
Seems to have entirely Spanish documentation
systemd is maintained as an alternate (gentoo docs).
[dormant] gNewSense ∞
As of 2016-04-16 was last updated 2014-02-09.
Based on Debian.
Based on Knoppix (Debian)