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Arch Linux is Tops In the Server Room

Jan 13, 2011, 17:04 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Akkana Peck)

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"Linux server admins prefer lean, reliable, manageable Linux distributions, and Arch Linux is one of the best.

"Seems like everybody's running Ubuntu these days. It's become the default Linux distribution. I run it myself on several machines.

"But it's not perfect for everything. Linux is all about choice, and if you want something besides a standard system bogged down with all the bells and whistles, there are lots of choices.

"And for a straightforward, lightweight, command-line based Linux -- whether a server, an older desktop or laptop, or if you just want to learn the Linux command-line better -- it's hard to beat Arch Linux."

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