[Full-Disclosure] Fw: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update and transition planning
nicob at nicob.net
Mon Nov 3 22:04:37 GMT 2003
On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 20:11, Tim Groninga wrote:
> Got the same f-you-gram today - already figuring out what distro to
> fall back to but 99% of my experience has been on Redhat. No time to
> try them all....so FreeBSD/SuSE/Mandrake - what are your opinions of
> each? Flexiblity, ease of use, ease of migration, security etc.
If you want to stay with Linux distributions (ie. not *BSD), you should
try Debian. This projet is run by volunteers (no redhat-like
"discontinuation"), the guys behind are backporting security fixes to
the "stable" versions of packages, avoiding a lot of upgrade nightmares,
and the packaging system is extremly powerful ("apt-get install
You can upgrade a box with only "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade".
Nicob <nicob at nicob.net>
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