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Distribution (distro) is a process of delivering software from a developer to the end user. Software distribution ranges from OS server distribution to interpreter distribution.
Software is distributed in bundles containing required files, instructions, configuration settings and management settings used to deploy a system application.
There are four types of bundles, as follows:
A bundle is assigned to a system or users. When a bundle is assigned to a user, it is available for access by all users, regardless of user system. When a bundle is assigned to a system, it is accessible to all users that log into the assigned system.
The distribution phase is followed by unpacking and installation, and package management tools are available for software package installation.