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  • Debian

    24 32.00%
  • Fedora

    3 4.00%
  • Gentoo

    4 5.33%
  • Mandriva

    0 0%
  • OpenSUSE

    3 4.00%
  • Red Hat / CentOS

    17 22.67%
  • Slackware

    7 9.33%
  • Ubuntu (any variety)

    14 18.67%
  • Other (please list below)

    3 4.00%
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  1. #1
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    Favorite Distro for Server Users - 2008


    This poll/thread is meant to help those users that are having difficulty deciding which distribution(s) they should start with when looking for a good Linux server distribution. Please use it to post information about your favorite server oriented distro, but don't post comments saying that any particular distro is the best, because the best truly is very subjective.

    Note that this thread will be locked and/or deleted at the end of the year and a new thread started.

    The poll from last year can be found here.
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    First Vote!

    Cool, I'm the first to vote... I use Debian. Debian based distros for me have been the best. I'm running a Debian server now and love it!
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    I'm gonna go with Gentoo on this one, it's completely customizable and it's built for speed. 'Nuff said.
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    Debian only.
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    Either Debian or Slackware, I find slackware to be slightly faster and more stable, but apt just rocks!

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    Debian for servers, definitely. Ease of configuration of large components...availablility of software, stability...prefectly modular all around.

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    We're using Ubuntu servers. They seem to be very similiar to Debian
    in how you configure them. I have had no problems with them so far.
    What do we want?
    Time machines!

    When do we want 'em?
    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    i only did one linux server and i used debian and had no real problems so i like debian

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    CentOS, no questions asked

    Used it on many systems and had no troubles with it.
    It is stable, free (compaired to RHEL) and has long support (like RHEL).

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    CentOS as well here. Debian, is ok but its just one of those distros I don't really like, mainly because of the politics and unpredictable release cycles.

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