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The Official Ubuntu Book, Sixth Edition by Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Benjamin Mako Hill

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Chapter 10. Ubuntu-Related Projects

Officially Supported Derivatives

Recognized Derivatives

Other Distributions

Launchpad

Bazaar

Summary

Ubuntu is not merely a complete operating system; it is also the center of a growing ecosystem of distributions. Some, referred to as the partner projects, work closely with and within Ubuntu. Others prefer to work outside the project and are considered full derivatives. Often, these projects are created in order to highlight a specific selection of software or use case, such as the Ubuntu Studio project, which focuses on multimedia creation and editing. Others, like the Lubuntu project, are created by a community of users with specific desires.

Still others are created for reasons connected to the ...

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