This distribution is based on Debian, and offers an easy 4 step
installation process. The desktop is KDE based. The
professional edition includes 30 days installation support and
some commercial software products.
R3 Developed by SOT Finnish Software Engineering, Ltd.
Relatively new Linux distribution. Includes manual and games
CD. Menu based installation. Fully upgradeable since RPM
based. Recommended for typical home users.
Slackware contains an easy to use installation program, online
documentation, and a menu driven package system. A full
installation also includes networking utilities, a mail server, a
news server, a web server, etc. Slackware Linux is available for
x86, Alpha and Sparc systems.
ASP Linux is a multinational development company based in
Singapore. The distributions claims to be 100% compatible to
Red Hat 7.0.
LuteLinux.com is based in Vancouver, Canada. In addition to
the distribution, LuteLinux offers training and certification
services, and management and consulting services.
Conectiva, Inc. is based in Brazil, and its Linux distribution is
mainly targeted for the South American market.
Turbolinux, Inc. focuses on integrating the open source Linux
system with commercial software offerings from established
industry leaders including IBM, Oracle and Computer
Associates. Several optimized distributions for enterprise
application servers and database servers are available.
Q4 Linux/PPC is the native port of Linux to the PowerPC
processor. The Linux PPC project is open source, supported by
Table 2: Linux Distributions
* Not explicitly versioned ** Based on: Linux distribution page;