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Old 10-31-2008, 03:44 AM   #1
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Best Linux Distro?

Dear all,

I know there are so many Linux Distributions..

I'd like to know which one is best for development?

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There's really no such thing. Just try a few and choose the one you like. Please also use the search in future, before posting.
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Linux is so customisable that almost any distro is good for almost anything. As it was suggested, try a few top distros from the website and you'll decide which one 'is the best'

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Try the distro test in my sig, it has led me to my fav distro
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Originally Posted by maradnus View Post
Dear all,

I know there are so many Linux Distributions..

I'd like to know which one is best for development?

I find Gentoo to be amazing for development purposes, just because the toolchain is set from the very moment you install it, and because all the source code is available without need to dive on the net and/or install -devel packages.

Having the system tailored to your needs also helps.

But that's just because I am lazy. Any distro can do really.
Old 10-31-2008, 03:45 PM   #7
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Im not trying to be a jerk, but seriously..did you even try to search on the subject before posting?

there are 315 posts with "best distro" in the subject... I cant imagine how many google has.

Seriously, if you want to start toying with linux, the first think you need to learn to do is start doing some work for yourself.


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