On 2/22/06, taharka <res00vl8(a)alltel.net> wrote:
Me too posts don't bother me one bit ;-) Having said that, what say ye
to sense of pocketbook ethics for, small businesses/churches/charity
organizations/etc., po folk in general, that require a RHEL type
solution but, can't afford RHEL pricing & definitely not the $MS
Inquiring minds want to know ;-))
Absolutely, that's a good question. What fills the void left by the
abandonment of the consumer version of Red Hat Linux? What can an end
user short of funds, or a non-profit organization turn to now that
"free Red Hat Linux" isn't around anymore?
I'd submit that for a more "stable" environment than Fedora, SuSE
Linux, Mandriva, Ubuntu, or even Debian (assuming their new release
schedules work out) fill that void and meet that need for a Linux
system that's stable, tested, with a longer release cycle than every 4
If you *really* want to run "Red Hat Linux for free" then you should
(IMO) be turning to Fedora Linux.
"I trust the Democrats to take away my money, which I can afford. I
trust the Republicans to take away my freedom, which I cannot."