[NBLUG/talk] Which Distro.

Dustin Mollo 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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