Explore Linux Further
By Juergen Haas, About.com Guide
The vast majority of Linux users selected one of a few popular distributions, such as Ubuntu, Fedora, SuSE, or Mandriva. However there are many more distributions that have been developed specialized applications. Developing a distribution is actually not that difficult. You can even build and distribute your own Linux distro.
Linux Desktop Environments
Introducing two major Linux desktop environments -- KDE and GNOME. Important differences are also highlighted.
Whether you need software to perform office, business, or scientific tasks on your Linux computer, storing data, or making graphics, you can select your choices here, from both freeware and commercial options.
- Backup Software for Linux
- Business Software for Linux
- Editors of Linux
- Graphics and Image Editing Software of Linux
- Office Software for Linux
- Personal Information Managers of Linux
- Science Software for Linux
- Web Browsers of Linux
There are thousands of great games that you can play on the Linux platform. Here are some of the most popular ones.