Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Mar 2012 22:44 UTC
Linux "Scientific Linux is an unknown gem, one of the best Red Hat Enterprise Linux clones. The name works against it because it's not for scientists; rather it's maintained by science organizations. Let's kick the tires on the latest release and see what makes it special."
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by Flatland_Spider on Sat 24th Mar 2012 05:13 UTC
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Scientific Linux is a really nice distro.

There are a few misunderstandings in the article. CentOS and Scientific Linux have to totally separate goals. CentOS is a bug for bug RHEL clone, and SL is to keep the licensing costs down for the various participating laboratories which need a RHEL compatible distro and who just happen to make it available for public download.

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