[CentOS] Troubles for an non-IT beginner

Wed Jan 19 10:47:22 UTC 2011
Hakan Koseoglu <hakan at koseoglu.org>


On 16 January 2011 20:45, Parshwa Murdia <b330bkn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Another option, if you are concerned about the short life cycle of
>> Fedora, would be to look at Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The 'LTS' means "Long Term
>> Support" and will be supported for a fairly long time. 10.04 was
>> released last April, so it will be quite up to date.
> Okay, as seem Ubuntu is supposed to have a longer life.
Ubuntu LTS has a 3 year life cycle overall for desktops, 5 year for servers.

> Okay, but my meaning to say was that it has an end of life every six months.
Ubuntu and Fedora have a new release approx every 6 months but their
end of life is 18 months. (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LTS and

I personally would recommend Ubuntu LTS for family members. CentOS is
geared for technical people.
Hakan (m1fcj) - http://www.hititgunesi.org