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Re: some questions

I m just answering one of the Qs :

> 1. what is the difference between the linux system and
> linux distribution. a book says the linux system is a
> std environment for applications but does not provide
> means of managing the full functionality. what does
> that mean ?

Linux system is just that - a system running the Linux Kernel. You can get a
linux system running by downloading the kernel and installing it and then
installing whatever you want ( like GNOME) on top of that.

On the other hand Linux Distribution is a predefined compilation of the
Kernel and applications & maybe source-code and HOWTOs. So what you get from
RedHat , Caldera, SuSe is a Linux Distribution.

In other words , all distributions are Linux systems also.