Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 22nd Oct 2012 04:51 UTC
Linux Here's a topic guaranteed to start controversy. Which Linux distribution is best? It all depends on your criteria for judging. Even then the topic is highly subjective. Here are a few nominees for "best distro" in specific categories.
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My Turn
by ze_jerkface on Tue 23rd Oct 2012 03:00 UTC
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2012-06-22

Best Server - For those saying RHEL/CENTOS, have you actually used it for a web server? It's too easy to hit rpm hell trying to get the latest version of some web framework or utility. I used to like FreeBSD for web servers but today you run into the same problem. So I guess I would pick Arch for pacman, bsd style init scripts and the minimalist approach. I honestly don't trust any distro for updates so I prefer the get latest and backup daily strategy.

Best Desktop - Arch inside a VM with Windows as the host.

Best Desktop for Newbs - Android tablet unless you hate people.

Runner Up - Clonezilla

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