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August 9, 2009

What distro is best for a webserver?

Hi!

Probably the most asked question here - but what distro is best for a webserver?

I once installed Unix and looked at it for a week or so. It was just for fun but then I needed my computer for something else so I formatted the drive. Anyway, this is how much I know about Linux.

What i need is a slimmed down install of Linux. I'm not gonna use it for work or anything but a webserver with Apache and MySQL, etc...

So basicaly I'm looking for a distro where I can choose to install nothing but the minimum. I don't even want Apache pre-installed as I will install the latest one myself.

TIA!

, MacGoose

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