Definition of distro in US English:



  • A distributor or distributed version, especially of Linux software or of webzines.

    ‘I was excited enough about this distro that I forked over the cash to buy it’
    • ‘From what we can tell, most people accept the need for the distros to unite, as times are tough.’
    • ‘In our other articles this week, we've looked at distros that had to be installed to your hard disk before you could use them.’
    • ‘This is really the way all distros should operate.’
    • ‘Do you administer multiple distributions and find it frustrating that you can find packages for some distros and not others?’
    • ‘It may well be the best of all the packaged distros.’