Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.




October 2015

Special Flavors of Linux

by Alexandre Denault, on Linux, Firewall, Virtualization, Raid

One of the important aspect of Linux is its Open Source nature: everyone is free to contribute and no one "owns" Linux. This creates a great diversity which is both a strength and a weakness for the operating system. Wars over the best "distro" of Linux are fought with religious zeal. Best known are the generalist Linux distributions, such as Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat, CentOs and Fedora for example. These distributions…