[NBLUG/talk] Which Distro.
E Frank Ball
frankb at efball.com
Wed Jun 9 09:17:29 PDT 2004
On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 08:11:08AM -0700, Steve Johnson wrote:
} I am about to replace a RedHat 7.2 box, and I'm in the process of deciding
} which distro of linux to use. I'm leaning towards Debian stable, but I
} also know that its not cutting edge =) So there are a few packages I will
} compile by hand, so that I can get the latest versions
} (ie: apache, mysql and php).
} I was wondering, in a server environment, what distro do you
} folks prefer? and why?
I'm currently using Debian stable on my server. I upgraded a few things
to testing to get some newer features. The current testing is pretty
mature, so it wouldn't be unreasonable to run testing, but pin a few
things like ssh to stable to get quick security fixes for any problems
found. I'll probably do that when I upgrade my hardware.
E Frank Ball frankb at efball.com
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