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Old 03-24-2013, 02:23 PM   #1
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Question Researching populular Linux distributions

I am trying to compare the popular Linux distributions to Cent OS on the basis of cost efficiency and technical support availability. I have found fedora, ubuntu, SuSE Linux, Debian, Mageia2, but I am having a hard time determining this. Can anyone help? I am somewhat new to Linux.
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You can read a layman's comparison of the top 10 distros here:

CentOS is free-of-cost and has no technical support available (it is a community project). For paid tech support, you probably want Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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Yeah that was what I put for my answer a few minutes ago. I found the info I was looking for after posting this. Thank you so much for replying!
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You can get paid technical support for Ubuntu via Canonical, so that's a second option. However, you can usually find paid consultants, in addition to community support, for any distro, even Debian.


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