In just the few years since it was released, Ubuntu Linux has inspired tens of new Linux distributions. Alastair Otter is looking at five of the best ones, in an article on MyBroadband.
In just the few years that Ubuntu Linux has been around it has become one of the most popular Linux versions available, ahead of others such as Red Hat, Suse and Mandriva. Ubuntu is not only a popular distribution in its own right, but it has spawned a new generation of Linux versions that use its underlying code to build versions for particular interest groups. Apart from the official Ubuntu derivatives such as Xubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu, there are tens of other distributions built around the Ubuntu community.