re: Is Ubuntu Or Fedora A Better Distro For Programmers? VIEW POST

re: Instead of making the tail wag the dog, the better solution is to push their company into modernizing their stack. God knows how many vulnerabiliti...

That's great if you work in an industry that doesn't have legal mandates to comply with. But, if you are working in such an industry, your options are kind of limited. Even Ubuntu LTS's security-certifications tend to lag the LTS's initial release by a couple years.

Uhm... what?

woebegone OS like EL7

No. RHEL8 has been released just 6 weeks ago.

  • RHEL7 will be fully supported for another 5 years and gets security fixes as fast as RHEL8.
  • RHEL6 is still supported
  • even RHEL5 (that's what I'd call woebegone) is still supported if you buy extended support
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