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SULUG Wiki

Welcome to the Stellenbosch University Linux User Group Wiki, running on MoinMoin. Feel free to contribute (see HelpForBeginners). The aim is to make this wiki the repository for all the Linux-related information specific to the University of Stellenbosch.

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Cheat Sheet For Apps

Distributions

Distribution

Description

Level of difficulty

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a Debian based distribution sponsored by Mark Shuttleworth through Canonical.

Easy

Backtrack

Backtrack

A LiveCD designed for security testing.

Hacking!

Debian

Debian

A distribution started by Ian Murdoch which has the much acclaimed "apt" package repository management system.

Easy

Fedora

Fedora

Fedora Core 3 has been released. We also have mirrors of DAG, Dries, FreshRPMS, NewRPMS, Livna.org and updates for Fedora Core 3.

Easy

Gentoo

Gentoo

A source-based distro (meaning that all packages are compiled from their original source, maybe with a few added patches), aimed at users who want to optimise (through custom compiling) and customise (install only what you need) their system.

Very hard

Mandriva

Mandriva

A RPM-based distro. The RPMs are managed by urpmi.

Easy

LinuxMint

LinuxMint

Ubuntu-based distro known for its elegance.

Easy

openSuse

openSuse

Slackware-based distro developed by Novel.

Easy

Slackware

Slackware

The oldest distro still being maintained

Hard

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