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By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2005-03-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Novell SuSEs SLES and Red Hats RHEL Deliver the same applications as Mandrakesoft (www.novell.com and www.redhat.com )

Debian/Fedora These all-free alternatives enjoy good community support and can run completely open-source software stacks (www.debian.org and www.redhat.com/fedora )

Apple Computer Inc.s Mac OS X Server Offers a slick GUI with good access to most open-source software (www.apple.com)
Sun Microsystems Inc.s Solaris 10 With x86 and x86-64 support, low pricing, and open-source stack compatibility (www.sun.com/software/solaris)

Senior Analyst Jason Brooks can be reached at jason_brooks@ziffdavis.com.

Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.


 
 
 
 
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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