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Old 05-11-2011, 02:19 AM   #1
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Question What Linux???


Hi Everyone!

Just want to ask. what version of linux is the best? i have been using fedora but i think, there are lot of bugs..

Thanks!

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Old 05-11-2011, 02:29 AM   #2
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There is no 'best'.

What one person likes, another person might have serious problems with.
 
Old 05-11-2011, 02:33 AM   #3
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There is no 'best'.

What one person likes, another person might have serious problems with.
2nd to that!
it also depends on what you want to do with it?!
 
Old 05-11-2011, 02:59 AM   #4
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I've written a post in my blog to answer this FAQ.
Which Linux distro is right for me?

HTH
 
Old 05-11-2011, 04:08 AM   #5
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Yes. you have a point guys. But just asking of what linux OS is best so far.
But thanks to all of you!
@telengard: i will try to check your post.. thanks!
 
Old 05-11-2011, 04:33 AM   #6
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If you liked Fedora, you may want to try CentOS. They're both based on Red Hat; However, Fedora is bleeding edge (testing) while CentOS uses the stable version.
 
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:00 AM   #7
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But just asking of what linux OS is best so far.
A different way of asking the same question....

Some people will like distro 'X', other people will like distro 'Y', and some people will say that X and Y both suck, distro 'Z' is obviously the best.

brownie_cookie has a good piont, what you want to do will have a big impact on what distro suits you. How much work you want to put into getting things going will also have a big impact.
 
Old 05-11-2011, 06:32 AM   #8
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But just asking of what linux OS is best so far.
Do you prefer a Linux Distro which holds your hand and puts the spoon in your mouth?
Or
You prefer a Linux Distro which puts the reins in your hands and assumes you'll RTFM (every now and then)?
 
Old 05-11-2011, 07:19 AM   #9
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Cool

Try with Cent OS. It is stable and always available update.
 
Old 05-11-2011, 08:02 AM   #10
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I would suggest to learn some comercial distro of linux e.g. RHEL or SLES cause big companies don't bother with freeware such as debian who doesn't have support.
They use RHEL or SLES.

In order to learn RHEL you could use Fedora, CentOS or ScientificLinux.
CentOS/ScientificLinux and RHEL are the same distros but RHEL requires you to have payment subscription in order to get updates. Other 2 don't.
 
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:03 AM   #11
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I would suggest to learn some comercial distro of linux e.g. RHEL or SLES cause big companies don't bother with freeware such as debian who doesn't have support.
They use RHEL or SLES.
I honestly hope that you're joking.
 
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:50 AM   #12
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Best? One that works on your hardware without problems and gives satisfaction to you in way it works at same time. Since you are Windows user you might want try Ubuntu, Mint, PCLinuxOS, openSuse or Fusion linux to start with, then move on from there. Also there are some distro choosing online tests you might want consider trying.
 
Old 05-11-2011, 12:00 PM   #13
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Hi Everyone!

Just want to ask. what version of linux is the best? i have been using fedora but i think, there are lot of bugs..

Thanks!
I would say that Arch is the best.
But seriously, it's like choosing a car - the best is the one you like better. One of the options to choose a distro is to choose a startup script-style - SysV or BSD. BSD-style is more simple. Fedora is SysV.
 
Old 05-11-2011, 08:59 PM   #14
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:12 PM   #15
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Just want to ask. what version of linux is the best?
Currently I think most people would agree that version 2.6.38 is the best ;-)

Cheers,

Evo2.
 
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