[CentOS] CentOS for non-tech user

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Thu Oct 1 09:22:48 UTC 2009

> On 09/29/2009 09:21 AM, Geoff Galitz wrote:
> > Ubuntu has the LTS releases, which are long term stable releases. They
> are
> > supported for five years after release.
> you might want to look into exactly what is ubuntu-support and how that
> compares with what you get with CentOS. Its not nearly the same thing.
> To an extent that LTS is mostly considered a nonstarter in most > very
> small business. Specially where the client is in a position to evaluate
> their options and work out the implications of what they are getting. It
> always surprises me how many are not.

Would you mind elaborating on your views on that?  I did some basic research
on the LTS offerings and I don't see any significant differences with the
exception of porting elements from Debian testing.

What constitutes real LTS in your view?


Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Germany

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