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There are many distributions of linux, so is linux.org still maintaining their orginal OS? If yes, then why use it when you can get Ubuntu, Debian, Centos, etc?

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i mean: can you still download LINUX os, on servers and desktops? i know it might be used somewhere else, but my question is for servers and desktops –  Someone Like You Feb 12 '12 at 11:26
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I don't think there was ever a Linux distro on linux.org. That domain appears to be owned by a web design company. I don't understand your question in fact. There's a Linux kernel (kernel.org), then a bunch of distributions for all kinds of machines, some of which you stated. –  Mat Feb 12 '12 at 11:31
    
@Mat Oh! I thought that linux.org offers their LINUX version lol! –  Someone Like You Feb 12 '12 at 11:52
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The last working snapshot available at the archive is from March 10 2011. –  sr_ Feb 12 '12 at 13:53
    
@sr_ thank you so much!!!!!!! there's or there was lol an original release by linux.org itself! that what i needed to know :) –  Someone Like You Feb 12 '12 at 14:32
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The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel. However, we always say linux which means GNU/Linux. Here is the explanation. Every Linux distro has its own official website. DistroWatch is a website that show almost all linux distros.

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