[Trilug-ontopic] CentOS/Fedora/RHEL? was: RHEL5 help..
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On 6/3/08, Trevor Little <trevormg19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> CentOS is RHEL with all of the branding (logos, etc) removed. Other than
> that, it's pretty much the same as RHEL. It's the way to go if you don't
> want/have a liscence. Fedora is more of a beta as I understand it. Sort of
> a test bed. I wouldn't recommend using it in a production environment.
> On Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:59:07 -0400, Jason Watts <jsnonzzr at gmail.com>
> > my misguided knowledge says CentOS vs RHEL same thing... one is free the
> > other isn't With redhat's you get the support and possibly some
> > proprietary
> > code that isn't quite available in CentOS. these two are meant to be
> > stable
> > and more sever oriented. RHEL vs Fedora... Fedora is less stable then
> > RHEL. Fedora is meant to be the free version of their OS... more for
> > desktop use. might be wrong here, but you tend to find code that hasn't
> > been as tested as their RHEL edition.
> > jsn
> > On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com> wrote:
> >> Cristóbal Palmer Tue Jun 3 09:45:58 EDT 2008
> >> > If you don't want to pay for [an RHEL] license, then you should
> >> > really be using CentOS.
> >> BTW: what's the difference between CentOS, Fedora, and RHEL? I don't
> >> quite understand the partitioning, except that I understand (possibly
> >> incorrectly) that the latter is licensed/supported and the former are
> >> not. Also, why the coyness @
> >> http://www.centos.org/
> >> > CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from
> >> > sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American
> >> > Enterprise Linux vendor.
> >> ? It's Red Hat, right?
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