[Wine] Best OS
austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 00:37:07 CDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 11:26 PM, James
McKenzie<jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> asmith wrote:
>> I'm about to get a linux vps server and I wanna install wine on it. The ohst is offering me these OS :
> This is called flame bait but I will provide some information:
>> Cent OS
> This is the non Red Hat supported complation of the latest RedHat
> release code.
> This is basically a beta test for the next RedHat release
> This may be old and creaky but it is supposed to be the most stable
> release of Linux available.
> You also forgot Ubuntu. I used this once, erased the CD that I put it
> on and used it for something else. Of course, I was running an IBM
> Thinkpad and they are very hard to get working under Linux (I've
> compiled over 100 custom kernels for it.)
>> I want to run some windows image converters on it. (It's tested it will work)
>> I wanted to know which OS I must choose to have the fastest and smoothest performance with Wine.
> Again, this is subject to debate. I run a Mac, and I'm a Mac snob so
> you would know my answer. Linux distributions get followers and getting
> them to agree on which is the best is impossible.
> Here is a suggestion:
> Get what you feel is the best, research on-line and then CHOOSE. You
> will not 'loose' as all of these distributions are good. The best is a
> real debate.
Best answer, get the most updated version possible.
FWIW, Ubuntu is really popular, so more guides and such are oriented to that...
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