Popular Linux Comparisons

Linux is an operating system which is usually available for free with the full source code, so that you can modify it to suite your needs. Here present you with the pros and cons of each Linux distribution.


ArchLinux enjoys user customization to a large extent. ArchLinux is meant for customization. ArchLinux can have any desktop environment like gnome, kde or anything else like fluxbox, ratpoison etc. ArchLinux is available for free and supports X86 processors both 32 and 64 bit. ArchLinux, has a package manager named pacman, which has the default package. tar.gz. Pacman does not offer any graphical installation procedure. ArchLinux offers by default have no graphical interface and won’t work well on a Live CD/DVD. ArchLinux offers support for ext4 file system now.

Cento is a highly stable Linux distributions aimed at workstations and servers. Centos, by default has gnome desktop environment. Processor architectures like x86 and IA-64 are supported. .rpm is the default package available for this Linux distro and package manager is named yum/up2date and RPM. Centos supports live cd environment. Centos is not meant for beginners. Continue reading “Popular Linux Comparisons”

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