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distribution

n. the act of dividing up the assets of an estate or trust, or paying out profits or assets of a corporation or business according to the ownership percentages. (See: distribute)

distribution

1 the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it.
2 after a bankruptcy order has been made, the trustee, having gathered in the bankrupt's estate, must distribute the assets available for distribution in accordance with the prescribed order of payment. All debts proved in the bankruptcy in the same category of priority rank PARI PASSU. See also CORPORATION TAX.

DISTRIBUTION. By this term is understood the division of an intestate's estate according to law.
     2. The English statute of 22 and 23 Car. II. c. 10, which was itself probably borrowed from the 118th Novel of Justinian, is the foundation of, perhaps, most acts of distribution in the several states. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 342, note; 8 Com. Dig. 522; 11 Vin. Ab. 189, 202; Com. Dig. Administration, H.

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(See Exhibit 4 for a comparison of applications under Windows and Linux.) Linux is kept always up to date with a "package manager" (Synaptic, YaST, YUM, or APT, depending upon the distro).
Another reason I am interested in studying this specific group of young female web designers is because the particular type of website they develop--online distros--allows them to merge and thus blur the distinctions between, several practices essential to media culture: consumption (most of these girls read zines and have created a mechanism by which other zine readers can obtain such texts); production (most create zines and have produced at least one website, their distro); entrepreneurship (all are business owners, even if they rarely make a profit or a living from this work); community development (most encourage communication with their customers, and all participate in groups related to micro media).
THE NEXT TIME YOU SEE Microsoft Windows' "blue screen of death" or a "fatal error" message flash across your monitor, don't get angry; reboot and then point your browser toward the DistroWatch Web site, where you can learn everything you need to know about the newest distributions (called "distros") of the Linux operating system.
Why do young women and queer and transgender youth invest so much time, effort and money into making a zine or running a distro? What does zine-making and distributing mean to them?
Objective: "The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and entrepreneurs that will move Europe into a leading role in the scientific and technological innovation in the area of casual, distributed 3d object design and customization.
More specifically, the distro is Wheezy based on Debian.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 9, 2013-HomeAway inks distro partnership with timeshare industry(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-April 9, 2013-HomeAway inks distro partnership with timeshare industry(C)1994-2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The automation makes it pretty easy to run the Cloudera distro, but I still had to patch a few glitches to install it on CentOS.
members have been in bands, including Catharsis and Zegota, and they have a punk record distro on their website.
FB Distro, now operating under its corporate name, Charming Shoppes, employs 200, distributing women's clothing to Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant and Catherine's stores.
We do not keep a data base for distro. Please pass this info on to your shipmates as well.