Which a) FLOSS b) stable (= not rolling release) c) desktop GNU/Linux distributions have a long security update support? Of course it’s interesting which distro has the longest support, but 2nd, 3rd ...
I am Ubuntu user; while I know that Ubuntu 12.04 is LTS and will be supported until April 2017, I'd like to know what the projected support lifetime of Debian Wheezy will be.
If I install OpenBSD 4.9, when will I have to upgrade to 5.0? When will the 4.9 release no longer be supported by the OBSD teams?
For deploying a public-facing webapp, which between Testing and Stable to use some weeks before release?
Which do you recommend? Some POVs to consider: stability available packages life kernels or any other reasons? [note] This question was originally a request for recommendation between Debian 5 ...
Can someone help explain the FreeBSD support policy? I'm looking at http://security.freebsd.org/#sup , which says: Branch Release Type Release Date Estimated EoL RELENG_6 ...