BundimanBundiman Member Posts: 201
So I start the Linux+ classes for WGU next semester which distros should I download to get a head start?
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    Dakinggamer87Dakinggamer87 Member Posts: 4,016 ■■■■■■■■□□
    I would recommend Red Hat and maybe SuSe to practice with. icon_cool.gif
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    lsud00dlsud00d Member Posts: 1,571
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    DoubleNNsDoubleNNs Member Posts: 2,015 ■■■■■□□□□□
    I thought the distros were more like Debian/OpenSUSE/CentOS ?
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    upnorth77upnorth77 Member Posts: 23 ■□□□□□□□□□
    OpenSUSE is the one I've gone with. I started with those more familiar to me, like Mint and Ubuntu, but those are so far away from "standard" linux, that they were of limited use. (for instance, no /etc/inittab file)
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    sunzealsunzeal Member Posts: 16 ■□□□□□□□□□
    CentOS is really great and is very stable :)
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    TechGuy215TechGuy215 Member Posts: 404 ■■■■□□□□□□
    CENTOS, RHEL, DEBIAN, OPENSUSE. <----These should get you on the right-track. icon_lol.gif
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