Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:31 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Red Hat CentOS, with almost 30% of all Linux servers. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux-derived distro is #1 according to Web Technology Surveys.
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RE[6]: Really a good distro
by nt_jerkface on Wed 28th Jul 2010 17:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Really a good distro"
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I said it because it's a fact.

No it isn't a fact, both you and Caitlyn haven't provided an average from an adequate sample size.

Maybe because you want to push CentOS everywhere, and don't want anyone to buy RHEL?

No I have endorsed CentOS in the past for two primary reasons:

1. Conservative update policy

2. Software/Hardware compatibility

And then Caitlyn the "Linux security expert" comes along and writes multiple articles lambasting CentOS for delaying critical security updates and cites a Firefox update for her netbook as the only example.

PS: Oh, and I wouldn't recommend Oracle Unworkable Linux even to an enemy. Oracle support is worse than useless, any money thrown in their direction is wasted.

They have a rather impressive customer list including Dell and Yahoo:

It's also been endorsed by the Edison group:

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