Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to try a lot of different Linux releases. As the time passed, I found myself gravitating more toward the Ubuntu-based Long Term Release model. Obviously there are advantages and disadvantages to using an LTS distro release. That said, when it comes to current software packages, control and speed – rolling releases are a solid option.
In this article, I’ll offer a candid view between the two options by examining the core differences between running a rolling release and using an LTS type release distribution. (Read the rest at Datamation)