Questions tagged [linux-distribution]

Use this tag when seeking recommendations about which Linux distribution is suitable for a specific use-case.

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Production-ready alternative to Archlinux

I'm currently looking for an Archlinux alternative suitable for production servers, which means less "bleeding-edge" software but otherwise it should be really as close to Arch as possible, here are ...
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Looking for file server/NAS for Linux with file management features

I currently have a Linux home PC that I'm using as a file server among other things. I'm getting ready to rebuild it and I'm getting overwhelmed with some of the choices out there such as FreeNAS, ...
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GNU/Linux distribution that is small and fully free/libre

I need a GNU/Linux distribution that is: Small: Less than 500 MB (after installation) for the "base system" with coreutils and a window manager, ideally without having to uninstall a bunch of pre-...
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Which distro supporting ZFS is currently most performant?

I am setting up a networked system for acquiring a large number of streamed camera images (up to 3GB/s of raw tif files; up to 2TB per experimental acquisition). The host that acquires the data will ...
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Linux desktop with stacking tabs

I have recently switched from windows to Xubuntu. I picked xubuntu because xfce is light and battle tested. But my main problem is that xfce window tabs behave like Windows XP, where multiple ...
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Linux or Android app for non-intrusive recording

I record all my works progress since I am not good at taking notes. However, most software that I have tried are blinking or lots of pop-up dialogues, which makes me aware and more stressed. I am ...
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GNU/Linux variants that could work on MacBook Pro (Retina, two GPUs)

I'm thinking about trying some GNU/Linux distros on MBP (partly because I get increasingly annoyed by OS X's long-standing bugs which probably will never be fixed, and also I wish to try "next-gen" ...
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A linux distribution, solely for RDP access (Thin Client)

The question: Is there a linux distribution, just for RDP access to a Windows terminal server? Let's say you have a Windows terminal server that can be accessed from anywhere to be used like your own ...
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lightweight linux distro recomendation

Could you recommend me a lightweight linux distribution with GUI that consumes the less resources posibles? Thanks
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Fast Linux Distro for High end Modern hardware

I want linux distro recommendations for high performance.. I have a gaming laptop and I want to dual boot linux for educational purposes. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS runs way slower and is laggy. Is there any ...
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Which host OS to use for Docker container Red Hat Enterprise Linux (rhel7)?

Which Operating System I should use for the host where I would like to run Red Hat base container image (rhel7)? As stated on redhat.com: Red Hat Enterprise Linux base images should be used as ...
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Linux distro that supports per display scaling and supports propretary display drivers

I use a 4k laptop display with a 1080 external display. Every time i use the external display i have to set my laptop display to 1080p which is not ideal. I have tried ubuntu with xorg but that does ...
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Looking for linux distro

I'm looking for linux distro capable of natively running windows apps with .net, DirectX and all other stuff. Does such windows replacement even exist ?
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Linux Distribution for Touchscreen (only)

Any suggestion for a linux Distribution (or UI package) that can be used for embedded systems which are primarily used through touch-screen ? Not an distrib that supports touch screen (Like Ubuntu ...
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Is there a Linux program to manage both brightness and contrast?

I use Linux alongside Windows. On Windows, I use Free Monitor Manager to manage both brightness and contrast, but I haven't found any for Linux. I tried Desktop Dimmer on Linux and it works fine, but ...