Evaluation Shortlist

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2012-05-01 Print this article Print


CentOS Projects CentOS 4.2 CentOS is a freely available clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux that offers a more staid development pace than does Fedora (www.centos.org)

Software in the Public Interests Debian 3.1 Debian 3.1, aka Sarge, is a very good Linux operating system with a vast repository of precompiled software packages (www.debian.org)

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As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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