[olug] quick informal poll
choman at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 20:45:52 UTC 2012
Although I have little or no experience with the RHEL ports, the only one
not mentioned was scientificLinux.
it essentially is another distro based on RHEL just like CentOS. My
understanding is it addresses some
of the short comings of CentOS. But that's my understanding.
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On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Sam Flint <harmonicnm7h at gmail.com> wrote:
> ok, thanks, i think i'll end up using centos, i use fedora on lmy
> laptop, and have worked with centos on a previous server-to-be,
> unfortunately it got zapped and died recently, i was going to just
> rebuild it but found a barebones for less at newegg
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Christopher Cashell
> <topher-olug at zyp.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Sam Flint <harmonicnm7h at gmail.com>
> >> i can't decide if i want to use centos or fedora on a new server, what
> >> do you all suggest?
> >> and don't visit the site in my sig, it's not setup yet
> > If you're going to use an RPM based distribution, use CentOS. CentOS
> > is a simple repackaging of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and
> > therefor designed and intended for use as a Server. Fedora is
> > basically a hodge-podge continual beta that Red Hat and the Linux
> > community co-maintain, which Red Hat (eventually, after a decent
> > number of changes and a lot of cleanup) uses as the base for RHEL. It
> > is not consistent between releases, has a poor upgrade path, limited
> > bug and security support for non-current releases, etc.
> > Fedora is a reasonable choice if you want an RPM based desktop. I
> > would never put it on a server.
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