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4 Strange And Disturbing Linux Distros You Probably Won’t Be Installing

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Linux is the operating system of choice for those who decide to go their own way. The open source model means the building blocks are there for you if you decide that you need your very own operating system.

This has resulted in more Linux distros than you could ever imagine. There are tiny distros like Puppy, chunky distros like Debian and some altogether more sinister efforts, which is what we’ve got here.

I’ll be saving the very worst for last, so prepare yourselves.

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