What are the best Linux distributions? Let’s look at four distros that we feel are the best available for general needs – secure, stable, and reliable.
- About Linux
- Best Linux Server Distros for You
- Flavor #1 – Ubuntu
- Flavor #2 – CentOS
- Flavor #3 – Debian
- Flavor #4 – Fedora
- Deploying Your Linux Server
As an operating system (OS), Linux is software that allows programs and the user to access the computer’s hardware and perform tasks. The OS sends directions from a program to the central processing unit (CPU), for example. Once the assigned work is completed, the CPU gets the data to the OS for transfer back to the program. The OS is like a mediator.