[TriLUG] Linux Distribution for server Opinions
gwbrown1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 10:57:05 EST 2009
I have a CentOS box that runs flawlessly at work. Other places, where I
don't always have direct access to the machine, I run Debian.
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Tim Jowers <timjowers at gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 for SELinux too. I don't run an email server though. The two places
> hackers have hit me were WebCalendar (php hole) and constant spamming
> on mediawiki and lifetype. Got so bad for me I disabled public access
> to posting/updates on these.
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Paul McLanahan <pmclanahan at gmail.com>
> > On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Lee Fickenscher <elfick at gmail.com>
> >> I respectfully disagree. Ubuntu Desktop Edition is definitely (as is
> >> obvious) for desktops. But the server edition is very much a server
> >> distribution. Lean and mean with no cruft. The clean lines of debian
> >> the friendliness of Ubuntu.
> >> That being said, I agree with others here that the best distro for you
> >> the distro you know the best. I know some on the list are using CentOS
> >> happily and it is, I'm told, very comfortable for the redhatters.
> > +1
> > I was about to write these very words. I personally use Ubuntu server
> > edition both at home and work, but I grew up (in the Linux sense)
> > Debian. But if you're more comfortable w/ the RedHat style, then
> > CentOS will probably feel most comfy and is excellent.
> > Paul
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