Linux Fixed vs Rolling Release Feedback

Today we discuss Linux fixed releases vs Linux rolling releases. Ubuntu, Arch, PCLinuxOS and Solus are examined plus additional insights! Special thanks to my Gold Level Patreons:

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Matt Hartley
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for and, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.

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Juan Fonseca
With 2 machines almost everybody will choose rolling and point release; if you had just 1 machine then I think the decision comes to what kind of software/services u need for your day-to-day operations; if u are the graphic-office-multimedia general user then u would opt Ubuntu or any other fixed release; if on the contrary u have some specific need for the ultimate kernel/driver/library/service then u will choose Arch or any other rolling based distro.The stability of a fixed well stablished distro cant be beat when it comes to sustained production needs; the (admitedly low) chance to a major system… Read more »