A typical Ubuntu (or any Linux) installation is not just a kernel, it's a bunch of things- a file system, a windows manager, a set of tools and other frameworks. I would like to know what Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro for that matter) is assembled from. Where do I find this information (or alternatively- perhaps someone here could produce the list themselves)?
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Simplest method - install Ubuntu, open up the Terminal, and