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Debian - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Debian is a classic and stable free Linux distribution, mainly used on the server side. Most of the basic tools come from the GNU project, so Debian often refers to Debian GNU/Linux. The famous Ubuntu is also built based on the Debian software package format (ending with. deb).

Ubuntu - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

As the most widely used and well-known Linux distribution, it is maintained by Canonical. Ubuntu has both server and desktop versions. In comparison, the desktop version is more widely used.

CentOS - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

CentOS originated from RHEL and was the most widely used Linux distribution on the server side, which is very stable and reliable. Since the acquisition by Red Hat, the share of use has gradually declined. In 2020, Red Hat announced to terminate the development of CentOS. Gregory Kurtzer, founder of CentOS, created the Rocky Linux project to inherit the development of CentOS.

Red Hat - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Red Hat is the leader of Linux open source technology. Its core product is Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), which supports main applications such as Python, PHP and Java . It is the first choice for many large enterprises to deploy Linux systems. It was acquired by IBM in 2018.

SUSE Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

SUSE is a Linux distribution released and maintained by SuSE Linux AG in Germany, and is the most widely used Linux version in Europe. Its suse enterprise version is most used by major companies in Europe.

openSUSE - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

OpenSUSE is an open source and free Linux distribution launched by Novell. It is currently developed and maintained by the openSUSE project community and sponsored by SUSE and other companies. It is widely used in Europe.

Linux Mint - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Mint is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and Debian. It is mainly used on the desktop. Its user interface Cinnamon is similar to the GNOME user interface widely used by Linux in the past, but it is more beautiful and popular with desktop users.

Alpine Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Alpine Linux is a Linux distribution based on musl and BusyBox developed by the community. The operating system is designed for x86 routers, firewalls, virtual private networks, IP phone boxes and servers with the concept of security. Because of its small size, it is also used as the underlying operating system for many container images. Significantly reduce the footprint of the mirror.

Anolis OS - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Anolis OS is an open source Linux distribution released by the OpenAnolis community. It was initiated by Alibaba, a famous e-commerce company in China, and is fully compatible with the CentOS ecosystem. It is the main running version of Linux server on Alibaba Cloud.

OpenEuler Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

OpenEuler is an open source Linux project incubated and operated by the Open Atom Foundation, which is led by Huawei, a leading technology company in China. Unlike Anolis OS, the Linux distribution version led by Alibaba, another Chinese company, OpenEuler is not a RHEL branch based on Red Hat, but an independent version based on the Linux kernel, which accounts for the majority of servers in Chinese state-owned enterprises and government departments.

Rocky Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

The Rocky Linux project is maintained by the Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation and created by Gregory Kurtzer, founder of CentOS. It can be used as an alternative to RHEL's downstream Linux operating system after the maintenance of CentOS is stopped, inheriting the stable, open source and free features of the original CentOS.

Fedora - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Fedora is the upstream version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), which is updated frequently and is not suitable for production environments.

Arch Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Arch Linux is a simple and lightweight Linux distribution. The system design takes the KISS principle (Keep It Simple And Stupid) as the overall guiding principle, and pays attention to code correctness, elegance and minimalism. The Arch Linux system uses pacman as the package manager.

Gentoo Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Gentoo Linux is a universal, fast and completely free Linux distribution. Its software package management system is called Portage. It has many advanced features, including file dependency, fine package management, OpenBSD-style virtual installation, security uninstallation, system framework file, virtual software package, configuration file management, and so on. Gentoo Linux is a special Linux distribution that can be automatically optimized and customized for any application and need.

Alma Linux - Official website - Source code - Document - Download address - Score()

Alma Linux is an open source, free, community owned and managed Linux distribution that focuses on long-term stability and provides a powerful production platform. It can be used as an alternative to RHEL's downstream Linux operating system after CentOS maintenance has stopped.


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