Red Hat Fedora vs Enterprise Linux WS vs Desktop
rwhart at mchsi.com
Mon Sep 13 10:33:56 UTC 2004
As I see it the paid for products are going to have a longer
guaranteed life span with updates and fixes. FC is basically a test bed
for tech that will eventually end up in the Enterprise products line.
My only catch is the annual fee. SuSE enterprise server is less that
US$400 per year. I am not sure how there can be such a large price range.
Adam Boettiger wrote:
> I almost hate to ask this question on this list, but I've looked in the
> archives and can't find it. I've looked at this chart here:
> My question is:
> Other than getting the paid support, is there any real reason to buy
> Redhat Enterprise Linux WS or Redhat Linux Desktop as opposed to just
> using Fedora IN A DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT? (not a server)
> The comparison chart doesn't really do a great job of prompting me to
> take out my credit card. I don't get it. Is it just that the commercial
> versions are supposedly more stable and have more packages available for
> them or ... ?
> If this question has been asked before, just tell me so and shoot me the
> URL off-list or on-list and I'll happily RTFM, but I have looked and no
> can find.
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