Transition to Linux - Choosing distribution

Posted on 2010-01-04
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I am system integrator and I base my solutions on Windows platforms. I am thinking for some time now about starting to implement Linux servers instead of Microsoft solutions.

Can you please point me to some free and reliable distribution with which I could start learning?

Thank you.
Question by:mrmut
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    Accepted Solution

    If you want a server distribution then I would go for CentOS.

    Author Comment

    Can you explain me why in some details?

    Based on Re:s, I will do a fair bit of researching on the issue.
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    CentOS is RedHat without the commercial support. RedHat is the most favored server distribution. It has very good documentation and very good third party support. Plus you can always buy commercial support from RedHat without any trouble :-)

    Author Comment

    Thanks :)

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