Linux "equivalent" to freebsd
dave.list at pixelhammer.com
Thu Mar 1 05:31:11 UTC 2007
Patrick Bowen wrote:
> mailing-lists at msdi.ca wrote:
>> Sorry this question is a little off-topic...
>> We've been using Freebsd for many years and all of our servers are
>> The only thing that is a pain with freebsd, is poor commercial support :(
>> We are running in a situation where a customer needs Zend platform 3
>> (http://www.zend.com/products/zend_platform) which won't be available for
>> freebsd until the end of the year...
>> So I will need to setup a machine with linux.
>> I don't know much about linux distributions, could someone recommend
>> one to
>> me please.
>> We are looking for a platform that will support amd64 extensions, will
>> as a console only server and that has a good way to install ports and
>> upgrade. We want something secure and stable. We don't wanna go with
>> or any commercial distribution.
>> I really like the cvsup/make install/portupgrade way of dealing with
>> software installation and updates and I am looking for something
>> on a linux distribution.
>> Could you recommend a distribution you are using in production, we've
>> ubuntu, fedora and Debian, but I wonder what freebsd users recommend...
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> Take a look at Slackware.
Seconded, if I got to run Linux, I run Slackware (and I have in
production). If you need it there is a port of Slack to AMD64 called
FreeBSD users will appreciate it's simplicity and it's stability.
Three years now I've asked Google why they don't have a
logo change for Memorial Day. Why do they choose to do logos
for other non-international holidays, but nothing for
Maybe they forgot who made that choice possible.
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