I know there has been a lot fuzz about this subject on various forums and newsgroups concerning the merge of Moblin and Maemo.
I'd like to know what stackoverflow-fellows think about this.
So it is always best to understand those systems in order to be able to properly use those system.
Within the confines of this article you will learn how to keep your Linux system up to date.
If you are a beginner in the Linux world and are wondering about the differences between distributions, this will be a good start.
If you've only used one or two distributions for some time and you want to see what's on the other side of the fence, this article also might be for you.
One of the major differences between various Linux distributions is package management.
Gentoo is a source-based distribution, you will be able to see how things are done both in binary and source distributions, for a more complete comparison.
Getting a new PC or dedicated server always comes with selecting what kind of OS you will be running? While there will always be something for everyone, for the newcomer switching to Linux can be a daunting task, with so many different distributions to choose from, how do you decide?
However, picking a Linux Distro is like going to Baskin Robbins 31 and trying to choose that perfect flavor.
This guide doesn't go into desktop environments and we are assuming you will stick with the default environment.
Below is a summary Linux distro guide comparison chart for reference.