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Linux Distribution Basics: Rolling Releases vs. Standard Releases

Jul 16, 2014, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Linux distributions tend to use two different types of release cycles: standard releases and rolling releases. Some people swear by rolling releases to have the latest software, while others like standard releases for being more stable and tested.

This isn’t an option you change in your current Linux distribution — instead, it’s a choice the Linux distribution itself makes

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