What is a Linux Distribution?

Well, now as you remember that Linux is open-source, free to utilize kernel. Programmers use it, organizations, profit, and non-profit companies around the world to build Operating systems to satisfy their requirements.

To stop hacking attempts, several organizations keep their Linux operating systems private.

Countless others make their varieties of Linux available openly so the full world can profit at large.

How many distributions are out there to general or commercial usage

There are numbers of Linux operating systems or Distributions accessible these days. Many of them designed with a particular idea in mind. For example, to run a web server or to run on network switches like routers, modems, etc.


The latest example of one of the most famous smartphone-based Linux Distribution is Android!


Various of certain Distributions are created to offer outstanding personal computing.

Linux Distributions also called Linux Distro

The Best Linux Distribution!

The word best is relevant. Each Linux distribution is created for a unique purpose-built to fit the demands of its target users.

The desktop Distributions are open for free on their particular websites. You might need to try them one by one till you get to understand which Distribution you like the maximum. Each one of them allows its unique design, applications, and security.

We will be working Ubuntu for our learning purpose as it’s easy for a beginner to understand.

 

Installing Linux

Let’s look at the various techniques we can use to install Ubuntu.

Installing Linux using a USB stick

It is one of the most usual methods of installing Ubuntu or any distribution on your computer. Follow the steps.

Installing Linux using a USB stick

Step 1) Download the .iso or the Operating System files on your computer from this UBUNTU OFFICIAL

 

Installing Linux using a USB stick

Step 2) Download free software similar ‘Universal USB installer‘ to create a bootable USB stick.

Installing Linux using a USB stick

Step 3) Select an Ubuntu Distribution from the dropdown to install on your USB

Select your Ubuntu iso file download in step 1.

Select that drive letter of USB to install Ubuntu and Press create button.

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