[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Hi, > > Sorry this question is a little off-topic... > > We've been using Freebsd for many years and all of our servers are running > freebsd. > > 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 act > 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 Redhat > 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 equivalent > on a linux distribution. > > Could you recommend a distribution you are using in production, we've check > ubuntu, fedora and Debian, but I wonder what freebsd users recommend... > > Thanks
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