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Hi guys, Im just wondering What do you think is the best distro to have a webServer running on it?...
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    Best WebServer Distro


    Hi guys, Im just wondering

    What do you think is the best distro to have a webServer running on it?

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    Re: Best WebServer Distro

    Quote Originally Posted by -Ares-
    Hi guys, Im just wondering

    What do you think is the best distro to have a webServer running on it?
    I voted for Fedora because that is what I use. I would use slackware or one of the bsd's but I believe FC3 (no X) is a good choice, because of the ease of install and the reliabilty
    top - 08:44:35 up 56 days, 9:25, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
    Swap: 522072k total, 144k used, 521928k free, 26600k cached
    I think that is pretty good.
    The only reason it was 56 days was a power outage.
    BTW I host 6 virtual domains on here
    2 race fan sites
    Slackware and BSD I believe have a faster kernel but I like the ease of FEDORA Server for newbs.
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    First choice: Red Hat
    Second choice: CentOS
    Third: Fedora

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    Truth is, if you configure a machine correctly, just about any distro will run reliably and well. I have a Mandrake machine that's been up for somewhere around 280 days, with the last shutdown being from a power failure (I took the opportunity to update the kernel at that point, as well), and I have seen RedHat machines stay up for pretty much forever as well. Talk to enough people, and you'll get those stories about most distros.
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    I voted for Fedora because that is what I use. I would use slackware or one of the bsd's but I believe FC3 (no X) is a good choice, because of the ease of install and the reliabilty
    top - 08:44:35 up 56 days, 9:25, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
    Swap: 522072k total, 144k used, 521928k free, 26600k cached
    I think that is pretty good.
    The only reason it was 56 days was a power outage.
    BTW I host 6 virtual domains on here
    2 race fan sites
    Slackware and BSD I believe have a faster kernel but I like the ease of FEDORA Server for newbs.
    Mike Very Happy
    You host 6 domains? Wow, what kind of conection do you have? Have you have any problems with Fedora?

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    i voted slack as i think i heard it's really good for apache, tho i dont use it for my web server!!

    I use SuSE 9.2 Pro for my server. It's more than a web server is my reasoning, and i know how to do it on SuSE
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    Quote Originally Posted by -Ares-

    You host 6 domains? Wow, what kind of conection do you have? Have you have any problems with Fedora?
    I actually have a 6meg down 768 up dsl, but linux with no x has very little overhead.
    Some people have told me they don't think a fat penguin really embodies the grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen a angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They'd be a lot more careful about what they say if they had.
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    i voted other for FreeBSD, i think that the install is one of the best, and ports makes it easy to setup a server, and it is more secure than linux, so i find it to suit my needs well

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