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Re: Overview of 10 Linux Distros

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 08 Nov 2011 11:24 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> Linux, Open Source & Ubuntu: 10 Linux Distros Every IT Manager Should Know
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| The ability to customize Linux to run on various types of hardware and to
>>| suit specific user needs means there are more flavors of Linux-based
>>| operating systems available than Ben & Jerryâs Ice Cream. While
>>| administrators generally stick with the well-known ones, such as Canonical's
>>| Ubuntu, Attachmate's Novell SUSE and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for their
>>| servers and desktops, they are beginning to see other flavors sneaking into
>>| the enterprise. A recent Dell KACE study found that IT departments are
>>| supporting more operating systems than the company standard because
>>| employees are increasingly using personal laptops and devices to access
>>| enterprise applications and resources. "No single device is used
>>| dramatically more than others, meaning that IT must be aware of a wide range
>>| of operating systems and devices that connect to their systems," Dell KACE
>>| researchers wrote in the report. Approximately 14 percent of personal
>>| laptops being used in the enterprise run a Linux distribution. In addition,
>>| 23 percent of personal tablets and over half of the personal smartphones in
>>| the enterprise run Android, according to the report. In this slide show,
>>| eWEEK lists some of the Linux-based operating systems and distributions that
>>| every IT manager should be familiar with.
>> `----
>> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Linux-and-Open-Source/10-Linux-Distros-Every-IT-Manager-Should-Know-574208/
> They left out the very useful partitioning, forensics, and recovery
> distros... gparted, inside security, backtrack....
> Heh.  s/windows/trolls/

Ha. They'll try their divide and conquer approach (they=many sockpuppets). :-) 

Failing that, intimidation by libel marathon/tourism.

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