- A step-by-step guide on installing Linux software for servers and network installation along with set up for beginners with instructions on configuring a home server. Other Debian resources are included on this site.
- This project is focused on producing enterprise-level community-produced solutions based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The purpose is to provide a stable Linux solution for organizations and individuals that do not need or want to purchase their Linux solution.
- CRUX is a lightweight, i686-optimized Linux distribution targeted at experienced Linux users. The primary focus of this distribution is *Keep It Simple*. Latest stable release is 2.7, 2010-10-02.
CentOS - The Community ENTerprise Operating System
- An enterprise-level Linux distribution primarily for users who need an enterprise-class operating system stability without the cost of certification and support. It is a 100% compatible rebuild of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux, in full compliance with Red Hat's redistribution requirements.
CrunchBang Linux - A Nimble Openbox Linux Distro
- A Debian-based distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager and Xfce desktop enviroment. The distribution is built using the Debian Live Project and is designed to offer a modern, full-featured GNU/Linux system. It can be used with older hardware without sacrificing speed.
- Debian help and information for administrators and other users. This multilingual site has articles and tutorials organized by subject.
Debian Developer's Reference
- The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the recommended procedures and the available resources for Debian developers. Available for download in PDF format. This guide has been translated into French. Latest version of this guide: 2009-04-03.
Debian Developers' Corner
- Primarily of interest to Debian developers and potential developers; includes basic Debian policies, packaging information, Debian projects, work in progress, such as bug and package tracking systems.
Debian GNU/Linux -- Support
- The main resource site for Debian support questions; includes documentation, known problems, mailing lists, Usenet newsgroups, contacting package maintainers, the bug tracking, system consultants, and online, real-time help using IRC.
Debian GNU/Linux Reference Card
- Provides new users of Debian GNU/Linux with concise, up-to-date information about the important commands in Debian. Internationalization is excellent: translated into 31 languages.
- The main Debian site for internationalization information. There are links to Debian resources and documentation in various languages.
Debian Linux Kernel Handbook
- The main goal of this handbook is to serve as a single access point to all kernel-related documentation. It contains the information about the Debian packaging of Linux kernel for the Etch release of Debian (version 4.0). (2008)
- For new Debian users, but site also has general beginner information. A little dated - documents seem to be mainly from 2007, but still contains useful information.
- A comprehensive list of computer architectures that run on Debian. Also included is a section of architectures that run on the Linux kernel, but have not been ported to Debian at this time.
Debian Project News
- A newsletter for the Debian community. Issues available from 1999 to present.
- A Debian reference guide; includes system installation and administration, basic tutorials, Debian package management, the Linux kernel on Debian, tips & tricks, system tuning, building gateways, editors and CVS. Translated into many languages.
Debian Security Audit Project
- The aim of the project is to audit as many of the packages within the Debian stable release as possible for potential flaws; important packages, which are contained in the unstable distribution, may also be examined for flaws as time permits.
DebianHelp.co.uk - Debian Help Made Easy
- This Debian support site provides invaluable information about Debian for all user levels -- from beginners to experts. Includes basic Linux commands, Debian installation & setup, package management,webserver issues, security, and networking.
- A project about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational purposes.
Documentation for Ubuntu
- The official documentation site for Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu; server and packaging guides can be found here as well. See also the link to the community-contributed documentation on the Ubuntu wiki @ https://help.ubuntu.com/community/.
Fedora Installation Guide
- A detailed guide to the install process for Fedora Core 8 and 7 as well as older versions. Available in many languages.
- An information site for MythTV on Fedora; includes a comprehensive HOWTO (Step-by-step guide to building a MythTV System on Fedora Core 3 w/ATrpms); tips and tricks, universal remotes and setting up a high-definition TV.
- A Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Sponsored by Red Hat.
Fedora Usability Project
- The purpose of the project is to help developers build coherent and easy-to-use applications for Fedora users.
Func: Fedora Unified Network Controller
- A tool to help streamline system administration on multiple computer systems. It is also a framework for doing two-way secure communication, from the command line, scripts, or applications.
- A complete GNOME installation for Slackware Linux. Latest release is K - GNOME 2.24.3 for Slackware 12.2, 2009-04-01.
Gentoo LVM2 installation
- This guide describes how to set up the Logical Volume Manager version 2 (LVM2) on Gentoo, but includes specifics of typical LVM tasks applicable to other distributions as well. (2007)
- The main site for the Gentoo distribution, a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.
Gentoo Linux Handbook
- A centralized documentation source for the Gentoo distribution; available for specific architectures. The handbook has been translated into many languages.
- A forum help site for Kubuntu users; forums also available in French and Spanish.
- Help and discussion forums for Linux distributions including: ArchLinux, Debian, 64 Studio, CentOS, CRUX, Gentoo, Red Hat/Fedora, and Ubuntu.
Linux Distribution Guide
- A brief guide to the world of Linux distributions, primarily aimed at individuals who are new to Linux. (2008)
- This site specializes primarily in magazines about Linux distributions. It also has free, downloadable articles and forums on Linux distributions. Also available in French.
- A user-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It comes with a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, a Web-based package installation interface, and a number of different editions. Users have access to a large collection of packages and software via the Ubuntu repositories.
- A one-stop help and forum site for the openSUSE community to find support and discuss openSUSE.
- The aim of this weekly newsletter is to summarise all the news and events occurring in and around the openSUSE community. Also available in German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
- A community-supported SUSE development project sponsored by Novell. Site contains downloads, documentation (for users and developers), HOWTOs, support database, support information, projects, and news. Great internationalization effort here (~17 languages).
- A Turkish distribution with KDE as the default desktop. Unique features include Mudur, a start-up framework to speed up the boot process, PiSi, an efficient package management system with a user-friendly graphical interface, a graphical installer that speaks English, Turkish, Spanish, German or Dutch, and TASMA, a modified and well-designed KDE Control Center (kcontrol), which is helpful for beginners. Website available in Turkish and English. Note: A third-party support forum for English speakers can be found here: http://worldforum.pardus-linux.nl/ (Pardus Linux WorldForum). Latest release is 2009.1, 2010-01-17.
- Articles, HOWTOs, tips, tutorials, and troubleshooting for SUSE and openSUSE.
- First released in 1993, Slackware is is one of the main Linux distributions known for its technical superiority and stability.
Slackware Linux Basics - Online Book
- This book is an introduction to the Slackware distribution. It particularly targets people with little or no Linux experience. It covers installation, basic Linux commands, and the configuration of Slackware Linux. Available online or in PDF format for Slackware 10.2 and 12.0. (2008)
- An information hub for the Ubuntu community, bringing together news, grassroots marketing, advocacy, team collaboration, articles, and interviews
The IndLinux Project
- The goal of this project is to create a Linux distribution that supports Indian Languages at all levels and bring technology to non-English speaking Indians.
The ROCK Linux Web Portal
- A portal site for the Rock Linux distribution; has mailing lists & archives, IRC logs, SVN repositories, and Flyspray bug tracking system.
The Revised Slackware Book Project
- A comprehensive guide to Slackware available in a variety of formats including HTML, DocBook source, PostScript, and PDF; translations of this book to non-English languages are well underway. (2005)
The Unofficial Fedora FAQ
- Comprehensive FAQs for Fedora Core 1 to 10. Also has links to other Fedora-related help/support sites. Translated into many languages.
Transifex - Integrated Translation Platform
- A Web-based translation system for the Fedora distribution. It is designed to ease the process of contributing translations to projects hosted on remote and disparate various version control systems (VCS).
- Specializes in building distributions from the ground up for the enterprise market in Asia.
- A Linux torrent tracker database which specializes in Linux distributions and Linux virtual machines.
- Tips, HOWTOS, tutorials, and articles about Ubuntu Linux. Organized by broad subject categories.
- This is the main page for accessing detailed guides to the various Ubuntu versions from 5.10 (Breezy Badger) to 9.10 (Karmic Koala). This is essential reading for Ubuntu users. All guides are translated into many languages.
- The Ubuntu Project (ancient African term meaning "humanity to others") is a Debian-based distribution with updates every 6 months and a focus on the user, usability and security updates; software will always be free both for the home and enterprise user.
- This website promotes and encourages women to become involved and contribute to Ubuntu-Linux.
- A comprehensive hardware compatibility database for Ubuntu users.
Welcome to debian-sf Homepage!
- A package of SourceForge software for the Debian GNU/Linux operating system. That means, it's a file (or set of files) that can be installed by a package manager, resulting in an automatic installation of the Sourceforge software on a Debian system.