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Can you please help me which linux,for doing the certification, should I choose??
Is it RH9 or Fredora or ubantu???
I am looking for RHCE certification.....
Pls help me out !!
If you are looking for RHCE certification, you need some RH clone. CentOS5.4 seems to be the best. Ubuntu will not give you RHCE certification. If you want to look for Ubuntu certification, UCP is there.
In the spirit of being current, you may wish to know that CentOS 5.5 is the current release. Considering that neither Red Hat Enterprise Linux nor CentOS are "bleeding edge", in fact, they are quite stable, getting anything much older than 5.5 is likely to provide you with REALLY OLD software. Mind you, when running a server environment, stability is far more important than age, but nevertheless starting with a recent stable software version is a wise choice.
CentOS is a source code compiled version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is functionally equivalent. Where it differs is that it lacks the Red Hat logo and the potentially expensive support. You can download it at no cost, and there are no costs for package upgrades. Professional support is available, but it is not required, therefore it is a good choice for anyone on a tight budget.
There are many other good server based operating systems, but if you intend to pursue an RHCE certification, then either RHEL or CentOS are the only reasonable places to begin.