View Poll Results: What is the best OS for a download server?

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  • FreeBSD

    11 57.89%
  • CentOS

    7 36.84%
  • RedHatLinux

    0 0%
  • Windows

    1 5.26%
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  1. #1
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    Best OS for a download server?

    What is the best OS for a download server?
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    FreeBSD =)

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    Actually i read an article that showed freebsd having a slower filesystem. All in all, any of those os will do just fine. it all depends on the software used to serve and how its setup etc.. hardware.
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    Originally posted by thelinuxguy
    Actually i read an article that showed freebsd having a slower filesystem. All in all, any of those os will do just fine. it all depends on the software used to serve and how its setup etc.. hardware.
    Interesting. But, yes all of those OSs will work fine.

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    So what if I use Lighttpd? Which one will be best for that?
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    I sugest CentOS. Stable and based on RHEL

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    IMO Redhat enterprise 4 or Centos 4. Minimal install.
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    Ok so CentOS 4 it is I like centos
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    CentOS!!!!
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    CentOS, because:
    a) its free
    b) its stable

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    Thanks everyone
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