What is a distro?
Answer: A "distro" is short for "software distribution," which is a set of software components packaged in a single software installer. Since "software distribution" takes awhile (several seconds) to type or say, "distro" has become a common slang abbreviation.
Distros are typically associated with the Linux operating system, which is available in several distributions. Examples include:
Entered: March 3, 2010 – by Per Christensson
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