What is the best distro for my business manager?

John J. Boyer john.boyer at abilitiessoft.com
Mon Nov 26 01:43:55 UTC 2012

Hi Paul,

Yes, I am interested in the 64-bit versions. However, I don't think I'll 
do anything with CentOS 5.8. I'll just go with 6.3. 


On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 04:41:02PM -0800, marbux wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 3:48 PM, John J. Boyer
> <john.boyer at abilitiessoft.com> wrote:
> > I am using CentOS 5.8 on both my office Linux machine and on a server in
> > the cloud. I think it is best to stick with an enterprise distro. I'm
> > going to get a CD for CentOS 6.3 and then decide how to make the
> > transsition from Windows on my other office machine. I do have to keep
> > Windows for testing software.
> FWIW, CentOS 6.3 switches from OpenOffice.org and ships with
> LibreOffice 3.4.5 according to their announcement so likely no need to
> install LibreOffice in that version. <http://centosnow.blogspot.com/>
> That makes me suspect that you'd prefer that I test CentOS 5.8.
> You didn't say whether you want me to test with the 32-bit or 64-bit
> build. I'll go with the 64-bit build on the assumption that you likely
> have a fairly new machine.
> Best regards,
> Paul
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John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities

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