Go Back   HowtoForge Forums | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials > Linux Forums > Technical

Do you like HowtoForge? Please consider supporting us by becoming a subscriber.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 13th November 2011, 21:22
aroldgre aroldgre is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question Need a stable distro for virtualization

Hello Linux Gurus,

I am looking for a very stable Linux distro just for visualization purposes. I will be using Virtualbox. I will running both Linux and Windows servers.
I tried Fedora 6, I realized it has some issues. I was thinking about CentOs 6.
I also need some suggestions on how to partition my 3TB hard drive for that machine. I need a storage space which will be accessed by both Linux and Windows computers.

Thank you very much
aroldgre
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 14th November 2011, 10:13
falko falko is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Lüneburg, Germany
Posts: 41,701
Thanks: 1,900
Thanked 2,740 Times in 2,575 Posts
Default

I suggest you try Debian. It's very stable and has the best package manager.
__________________
Falko
--
Download the ISPConfig 3 Manual! | Check out the ISPConfig 3 Billing Module!

FB: http://www.facebook.com/howtoforge

nginx-Webhosting: Timme Hosting | Follow me on:
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 14th November 2011, 23:42
mmidgett mmidgett is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Mooresville, North Carolina - USA
Posts: 112
Thanks: 5
Thanked 14 Times in 13 Posts
 
Default

I would stay away from CentOS, there is no migration path between versions supported by them directly. Debian or Ubuntu will get my vote. I chose Ubuntu 10.04 LTS for my setup. I haven't had any troubles and there is alot of tutorials for it. Helps us new administrators get up and running. Also just about everything debian works right out of the box.

Just my thoughts.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is ISPCONFIG 3 Stable? vestport General 2 15th December 2009 13:55
multikernel under same distro cryma HOWTO-Related Questions 1 8th May 2009 01:20
Need Technical Help - for creating custom Linux Distro kiran_cyberpro Kernel Questions 3 19th December 2008 18:12
Need Technical Help - for creating custom Linux Distro kiran_cyberpro Installation/Configuration 1 17th October 2008 09:20
Please Help me Port Almost any Linux distro to the MS Xbox raid517 HOWTO-Related Questions 5 16th June 2007 13:20


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 09:12.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.