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I was browsing and I was wondering what is the difference between a Distribution and a Development Release in linux. Can anyone enlighten me....

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The Distribution release is a stable release and the development is under work?? I wanted to know what to download... – Remus Rigo Apr 11 '11 at 12:05
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A distribution release is when a release is 'stable', or ready for general public.

A development release is an alpha, beta, or release candidate that is still undergoing testing, and may work, but is not ready for general public.

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thanks, i just wanted to be sure – Remus Rigo Apr 11 '11 at 12:13

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