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Poll: Server Distribution of the Year
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Server Distribution of the Year

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The nominees are:

CentOS
Debian
Gentoo
Mandriva Enterprise Server
Oracle Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Scientific Linux
Slackware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Ubuntu LTS

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Old 12-16-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
jeremy
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Server Distribution of the Year


What distribution do you think is best suited for a server environment?

--jeremy
 
Old 12-17-2013, 02:41 AM   #2
druuna
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RHEL, still the best for production environments in my opinion.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 02:42 AM   #3
astrogeek
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Slackware shines for me.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 02:46 AM   #4
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slackware
 
Old 12-17-2013, 09:37 AM   #5
mtlhd
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Debian.

Debian, easy to use and super stable.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:26 PM   #6
Fnux
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When it comes to stability, I can't vote for any other distro than Debian.
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 09:13 PM   #7
parcox
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When it comes to stability, I can't vote for any other distro than Slackware.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 02:30 AM   #8
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OpenSUSE. Default distro has it all.
 
Old 12-20-2013, 04:08 AM   #9
taurolyon
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From this list, Deb or Cent - but I'd probably build an Arch system from the ground up.
 
Old 12-20-2013, 07:52 AM   #10
tabzz
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Debian.
 
Old 12-20-2013, 02:52 PM   #11
ricciare
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Slackware
 
Old 12-30-2013, 11:21 PM   #12
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Debian its stable and canrun literaly forever
 
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:17 AM   #13
clauslack
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Slackware
 
Old 01-03-2014, 10:42 AM   #14
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Debian by far
 
Old 01-03-2014, 09:29 PM   #15
jst_joe
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+1 for Debian
 
  


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