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LinuxPlanet: Which Linux Distro Is Best For You?

Sep 29, 2003, 19:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"From Red Hat, SuSE, and the other major off-the-shelf distributions to 'pocket distros' such as ZipSlack, the roster of Linux distros is long. Out of all of these, which is best for you? 'There are different ways of deciding,' advised Heather Stern of

"'You'll need a commercial off-the-shelf distro if the implementation you're planning is purely commercial,' said Stern, in a follow-up interview with LinuxPlanet later.

"In deciding among commercial distributions, it's important to look at support being offered by the vendors you work with, Stern observed. Right now, for example, some ISVs and hardware vendors are only supporting Red Hat and/or SuSE..."

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