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Hi i am searching for the most suitable distro for my job......
Yes i know that a lot of questions like this one u have found lot of times in the past...... But my question is slightly different so if u wanna just follow me....
I am searching for a distro that it must be as fast as possible.... supports high-levels of configuration in order to build something as optimized as it could be..
Some guys suggested me to use archLinux or Gentoo because there are i686 optimized and run faster that Debian or Slackware......
I need speed-stability and security......
No need for Graphics, for easy to use methods...easy used package managers....
I want to be customized in extreme size......
Do u know any site that had ever cont the performance of such distros using some benchmarks tools ? Do u have any urls to extend my search?
Actually, it's not all that different from any of the other "what's the fastest stablest distro" questions I've seen.
If it's for a job, I wouldn't go with Gentoo. It's great until it flakes out on you, and then you're back to square one. I personally didn't notice it going much faster than Slackware either, even with the entire thing compiled and optimized for my processor.
Gentoo isnt i686 optimized. Gentoo compiles everything from source specifically for your system. Its a huge pain in the butt to get installed and takes forever to install programs too, but there is a minimal speed boost compared to most other distros.
If you start with a base install of Arch it will be tiny, you can then easily add what you need with pacman. I've had no major headaches with it, and it seems slightly faster than slack. (And if you *have* to compile everything, there's abs). Sounds pretty ideal for your purposes.