Why so many distros? The Weird History of Linux

Why are there so many Linux distros? Take a brief journey through the history of Linux to understand hundreds of different distros exist today https://fireship.io/

00:00 In the Beginning
01:10 GNU + Linux
02:44 What is a Distro?
03:29 Slackware
03:48 Debian
05:30 Redhat
06:17 Arch
06:59 Independent Distros
07:58 Bonus Mindblower

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Linux https://www.linux.org/
96.3% of servers run Linux https://www.zdnet.com/article/can-the-internet-exist-without-linux/
Torvalds uses Fedora https://www.zdnet.com/article/look-whats-inside-linus-torvalds-latest-linux-development-pc/
GNU/Linux Unified Logo https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/2a8xvf/solved_gnulinux_unified_logo_3/
Linux Army https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxmasterrace/comments/29718s/linux_army_anyone/
Distro Timeline https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1b/Linux_Distribution_Timeline.svg

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