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Old 12-17-2005, 09:39 PM   #1
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Fedora 4 or Centos 4.2

I trying to decide which distro to go with.
Old 12-17-2005, 10:05 PM   #2
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Try both! Thne decide on a distro.
Old 12-17-2005, 10:32 PM   #3
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Nah don't do crazy experiments. Let someone whos already been there, do that tell you that you should stick to FC4. Don't get me wrong love what the kids from Centos are doing but 4.2 has some pretty nasty issues.
Old 12-18-2005, 01:46 AM   #4
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The main difference is that Fedora Core is designed to be a cutting-edge testing distro, so it has lots of new and latest packages and may sometimes not be so stable. CentOS is a rebuild of RHEL, which is supposed to be a very stable distro that uses stable versions of selected software and doesn't get updated for new features and stuff.
Old 12-18-2005, 02:04 AM   #5
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What do you plan to do with it?

Personally, I use both FC4 and CentOS4. As Spooon pointed out, each has its strong points and weak points. Whether I choose FC4 or CentOS4 for a setup depends on what I plan to do with it.
Old 12-18-2005, 03:35 PM   #6
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Whenever you are trying to decide between distros, its better to do your own tests and then choose the one that works better than the other. Posting such questions here often leads to answers that may not be helpful to you because usually people just air out their personal preferences or can be biased in favour of or against one distro. Also what works or does not work right for one individual can be the exact opposite for another because of different hardware configuration.


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