[clug] Why wouldn't I use Debian.

Telek, John John_Telek at tesg5.com.au
Wed Nov 5 15:35:36 EST 2003

I have been asked to build a box for a customer that will run linux.

It only has 2 do 2 things. Mail relay and DNS.

After giving it some thought and looking back on past experience, I have
Given serious thought the using Debian stable rather than Redhat Pro.
The only reason we use Redhat is because of the "commercial support"

My concern is that this box is in a DMZ and I personally have found that
And updates are more often quicker delivered to the debian distro. Also,
I find updating and
Package management so much easier.

Is their any reason, business or otherwise as to why I should not use


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