[NBLUG/talk] Which Distro.
dustin at sonic.net
Wed Jun 9 09:25:56 PDT 2004
On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 09:17:29AM -0700, E Frank Ball wrote:
> 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.
to add on to frank's comment, the nblug server runs testing.
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