The Linux build is generic enough that it should work on most
distributions, including relatively old distributions.
About source distributions:
The Source + built packages
distribution is recommended, instead of the selected Source distribution.
The Source + built packages distribution includes pre-built,
platform-independent bytecode; it installs much faster than
plain source, and it is also compatible with fast installs of
additional Racket packages.
About sources for Windows and Mac OS:
To build from source for
Windows or Mac OS, download and build a Minimal Racket distribution
instead of a Racket distribution, and then install packages