Linux Distro Shootout

by Various Users

Shootout with current distros (various users – bring your favourite)
Some major distros (top 20 or so on Distrowatch.com) either have been or are in the process of coming out with new releases.

  • MX-Linux 17.1 was released 14 March.
  • TrueOS 18.03 (formerly PC-BSD) was released 30 March.
  • Antergos 18.4 was released 2 April.
  • Ubuntu 18.04 Long Term Support (LTS) series were released 26 April.
    1. ~ Includes beginner friendly Ubuntu-Mate among many others.
  • Manjaro 17.1.9 released on 28 April.
  • Fedora 28 was released 1 May.
  • CentOS 7-1804 was release 10 May.
  • OpenSUSE 15 Leap was released 25 May.
  • LinuxMint 19 series BETA (based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) released 4 June (Stan R).
  • Elementary OS 5.0 Juno nearing BETA release (maybe in June).
  • OpenELEC (Stan R)
  • SuSE (Lee Lammert) – remind Lee to show BitWarden
  • Read ahead, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ~ Linux distribution

    Read ahead, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ~ Comparison of Linux distributions

    Read ahead, from DistroWatch.com ~ /https://distrowatch.com/

    Monthly Meetings

    The Saint Louis MO, STL Linux Users Group (STLLLUG) meets monthly to learn and talk about Linux. This GNU/Linux Users Group usually holds its meetings on the third Thursday of every month. Meetings are free, public and open to all.

    We will continue with our great new location. You can come early to order food and drink, or not.

    We start gathering by 6:30 PM and at 6:45 PM we start with introductions, announcements, current events of interest, and a general CALL FOR HELP segment. Then we will go into the presentation of our main topic, sometime around or after 7:00 PM.


    Nick and Elena's Pizzeria
    3007 Woodson Rd, Overland, MO 63114
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    Thursday June 21st, 2018

    from 6:30PM till 9:00PM Central Time

    Next scheduled meeting dates

    Possible Future Topics

    • Gaming on Linux
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 7.x)
    • CentOS (compatible rebuild of RHEL)
    • iSCSI
    • NoSQL
    • UEFI and efibootmgr
    • BIOS, biosdecode and dmidecode
    • CPU architecures, /proc/cpuinfo, and procinfo
    • Your suggestions?

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    STLLUG is loosely affiliated with the St. Louis Unix Users Group (SLUUG), as one of its Special Interest Groups (SIG). Under SLUUG care web page support is provided. Membership dues, fees or other charges are NOT required. These meetings are free, public and open to all.

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