TLDR: a Linux distribution is a collection of software including the Linux kernel that is provided to users via the Internet.
In this post I’m going to explain what the phrase “Linux Distribution” means. I’m assuming a basic level of competence with technology, but not necessarily anything in depth. I will make prolific use of links to Wikipedia and other websites where appropriate. I am not attempting to advocate anything, just explain, but I have some personal bias as a Linux user. Continue reading