Task-Oriented Distros

  • Jose Dieguez Castro


The same reasons behind the development of so many general purpose Linux distributions are behind the proliferation of task-oriented distros. The flexibility of Linux and the advantages of Free Software make it reasonably easy to make a Linux distribution that can fulfil a unique purpose. These distributions can be customized, but all of them were made with only one type of task in mind, as specific as building a firewall to protect a network from security breaches or as ambiguous as scientific research.

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© Jose Dieguez Castro 2016

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  • Jose Dieguez Castro
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  1. 1.A CoruñaSpain

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