What is the Linux & Linux History and Top Linux Distributions


I will explain What is the Linux & Linux History and Linux Distributions in this article.

Linux is an open source unix-based operating system written by Linus Benedict Torvalds, a student of Andrew S. Tanenbaum, one of the masters of the Unix operating system kernel. Linus Torwald is creator and principal developer of the Linux kernel.

Linux is an operating system kernel that can run seamlessly across all platforms and has great hardware support. It is widely used in Europe and the world. In general, Linux is widely used in server-based operating systems.

Linux kernel is also used on the basis of the Super Computers, Android and Chrome OS.


Although Linux is an operating system kernel, there are many distributions that use this kernel at the end-user level. The most commonly used distributions by end-users are Ubuntu and Red Hat.




TOP Linux Distributions are as follows.

  1. Red hat
  2. Oracle Linux
  3. Ubuntu
  4. Linux Mint
  5. MX Linux
  6. Debian
  7. Fedora
  8. CentOS
  9. Elementary OS
  10. OpenSUSE
  11. GentOO
  12. Solus
  13. Mandriva
  14. Slackware
  15. Manjaro
  16. Kali Linux
  17. Deepin OS
  18. ArchLinux
  19. Zorin OS
  20. Pardus



Do you want to learn Linux System Administration for Beginners, then read the following articles.


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