UNIX & Company

The Debians

Debian Linux. The original and most open source of the group. Ubuntu is based on Debian but includes commercial and proprietary software. The most widely used non-commercial distro in US.

The Red Fedoras

The other ones

The BSDs


Formal UNIX distros are fading and being replaced with Linux. Many of the actively developed UNIXs are running on non-intel hardware.

The un-Dead

Not necessarily *nix but a reminder that there where many more operating systems in the ancient days

Distro Watch it used to be more useful and sensible but is still an interesting place to check the score cards.

GNU Licence

Workstation and History