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Major distributions Edit

Debian One of the oldest distros. Created DEBian package management. http://debian.org/
Fedora Free successor to the original RedHat Linux. Uses RPM packages. http://fedoraproject.org
Redhat Another old distro, since moved to commercial services. Created Redhat Package Management. http://www.redhat.com
Slackware The oldest active distro. Uses special tar.gz packages for software installs. Highly customizable. http://www.slackware.com/
SuSE Another old distro, bought out by Novell. http://www.novell.com/linux/
Ubuntu A popular Debian-offshoot geared for desktop use. Multiple variants for different applications. http://www.ubuntu.com/

Router distributions Edit

DD-WRT Web GUI-managed router firmware. Supports repeater functionality. http://www.dd-wrt.com/
OpenWRT Command-line managed distro with "ipkg" software manaagement utility. http://openwrt.org/

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