Sir Admin, @downey, thank you for the GNU/Linux emoticons you gave. Poll above made with your logos. However, I failed to add emoticon, the new CentOS alternative, Sir.
@downey perfect, Sir Admin, thank you. Dear all Floss.social neighbors, now we can use emoticon thanks to our generous Admin Downey.
@ademalsasa yeah I also have a few polls on, I know how important it is to boost them - As soon interraction starts it's great data. I can't vote tho, because I've never left #CentOS, I just once had a CentOS Project, which I then cancelled and build it on #Ubuntu, just because I'm more familiar there and could go through faster as I would have with CentOS.
@ademalsasa Distros that I used at least for a year are Arch, Fedora, Suse and Ubuntu. Based on that I say go for Fedora. Lots of packages, recent versions, works very well and large community. I love it!
@ademalsasa When it comes to _stable_ distributions there aren't too many distributions. It used to be either CentOS or Debian. Now CentOS is becoming an upstream playground, I think many sysadmins will go to Debian. Yes there are alternative RHEL repackaged initiatives like Springdale Linux, Oracle Linux or Cloud Linux. And of course there is Rocky Linux. We have to see what will happen.
Oh and ClearOS as an alternative? really?
Then please have a look at #nethserver. https://nethserver.org
@ademalsasa I think it would depend on the use case. On real live production servers, I'd go RHEL because that's what I'd be running anyway (I go to CentOS mainly to avoid dealing with subscription stuff).
On others, I'd go Rocky.
@ademalsasa Sorry, I got the question wrong. This was about the transition to CentOS Stream, right? So for servers I would say Rocky Linux would be the natural choice after CentOS. Alternatively you could always go for Debian, I guess.
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