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This table contains a list of Xen resources for various Linux and Unix distributions.

Distro Main website Description Resources
Arch Linux http://www.archlinux.org Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to “keep it simple”.
Alpine Linux http://alpinelinux.org/ A security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on uClibc and Busybox.
CentOS http://www.centos.org/ CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor. CentOS conforms fully with the upstream vendor's redistribution policy and aims to be 100% binary compatible. (CentOS mainly changes packages to remove upstream vendor branding and artwork.) CentOS is free.
Debian http://debian.org/ The Debian project produces an entirely free operating system that empowers its users to be in control of the software running their computers.
Fedora http://fedoraproject.org/ Fedora is a RPM-based distribution with a 6-month release cycle, and is the community-supported base of RHEL releases. Starting with Fedora 16, Fedora provides full Xen support out of the box.
FreeBSD http://www.freebsd.org/ FreeBSD® is an advanced operating system for modern server, desktop, and embedded computer platforms.
Finnix http://www.finnix.org/ Finnix is a sysadmin utility Linux LiveCD, and includes out-of-the-box Xen guest support.
Gentoo Linux http://www.gentoo.org/ Gentoo Linux is a special flavor of Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme performance, configurability and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.
NetBSD http://www.netbsd.org/ NetBSD is a free, fast, secure, and highly portable Unix-like open source operating system.
Oracle Linux http://www.oracle.com/uk/technologies/linux/index.html Oracle Corporation distributes Oracle Linux the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. Oracle states that the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is compatible with RHEL, Oracle middleware and 3rd-party RHEL-certified applications. Oracle Linux supports KVM, Xen and Oracle VM Server for x86, which is based on Xen.
openSuSe openSUSE openSuSe is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x http://www.redhat.com/ RHEL 5.x includes the Xen® 3.4 Hypervisor as well as a Xen-enabled kernel, and can be used as a dom0 and domU
Ubuntu http://www.ubuntu.com/ Fast, secure and stylishly simple, the Ubuntu operating system is used by 20 million people worldwide every day.