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Debian review by Sergio F.
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"The great mother of the Linux distros"

What do you like best?

Well, I use Debian MATE as my personal workstation at work and at home. Also, I work at a company where we ship software along with Debian and SuperMicro servers. The maintainers of Debian are doing a really good job to keep up with maintaining compatibility with old packages.

This was the first Linux I installed, but it was too big for me. Now I realize it's very easy, but maybe painful to new users.

What do you dislike?

The time you have to wait for software (for example, VLC) to update. You install them outside the package manager that can break dependencies. It's the way the distro is meant to, but it feels very far away from the new packages and updates.

I always have had problems too with ethernet ports, I don't know why. I use TP-Link cards usually and I always have to spend a lot of time fixing these types of errors.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Please, try MATE desktop environment!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are shipping software for the autoconfiguration of CPEs (GPON home routers, basically). My team is writing software in Python, Bash, and Javascript. The benefits are the stability. We have considered using Arch Linux (yes, due to some problems that arise with conflicts with packages, dependencies etc when upgrading, it is a horror) but it's still too much hard to move everything to Arch. Now along with Ansible, we will make Debian even better, and we are happy with it. We are still using Debian 8 but we're targeting version 9.

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Debian review by Olimar P.
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"Debian the distribution of the free software community"

What do you like best?

is an open source distribution, stable and highly respected in the world free software community, has more than one million contributors and is the basis of many other distributions such as ubuntu or canaima. It is easy to configure and with many predefined options according to use: for servers, personal computer, mail server, etc. It is very difficult to include "back doors" because it has a large global community of programmers and users with access to all the source code of its components, which are continuously evaluating them. The support of a large number of members, companies that provide software for this distribution, makes it the best open source alternative for quick solutions, with great support from the community for the solution of installation, configuration or security problems of its components. It has 25 years of evolution and is, without exaggeration, the most beloved of the Linux-based distributions,. It is the precursor of the package management system that allows to install software packages with a high degree of reliability in the compatibility of versions of the components, which allows a high degree of reliability and recovery in case of failures. Thanks Ian!.

What do you dislike?

the packages should be updated in less time, perhaps the policy of maintainers should be more flexible

Recommendations to others considering the product

for services that need an operating system with good performance in high availability, use Debian

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

all server for my solutions use Debian, the last is a web project with Django for e-learning

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Debian review by Marisela L.
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"Ease and robustness in only one."

What do you like best?

I love the ease and fluidity with which you can use the debian terminal and install the packages you need to use, with a simple apt-get or aptitude you can install packages to use in your day to day work, it also contains a variety of graphic environments beautiful and easy to use, its main advantage is to be a free software for those people who use free software in their debian jobs is an excellent option.

What do you dislike?

For people who do not have knowledge in Linux it is very difficult to use, often has problems with some dependencies of some packages and a more manual installation process has to be done.

Recommendations to others considering the product

My recommendations is that you should have a little knowledge of linux before using this software.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my work, it is a requirement to work with free software, this leads me to relate and learn much more about the installation of packages and the use of the shell, which I find wonderful. I am a web developer and have made many applications with my operating system debian.

Debian review by Fernando M.
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"the most stable multipurpose server"

What do you like best?

Your kernel can be configured for any need I require. This is useful, to optimize the operation of Linux with a processor or CPU of a particular brand. I can configure your kernel to mitigate intruciones and any type of computer attack that is made to my server. This can not be done in Windows.

What do you dislike?

It takes a bit of knowledge of Linux for its implementation, to use it at your convenience install packages, change repositories, in addition to lacking compatibility with some video hardware.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I highly recommend this operating system because it has very stable packages and its support community is very stable, they are always attentive and willing to help.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

currently our servers use deboan in especil the web services, we use debian for its stability and robustness, it should be noted that once optimized your kernel works great for the tasks that are configured.

Debian review by mary carmen v.
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"Debian the most robust operating system."

What do you like best?

its cost is 0 since it is free distribution and its updates are free, due to its features there are no malware or viruses for this system, also has thousands of very stable compatible packages, it should also be noted that your kernel is easily adaptable to your needs.

What do you dislike?

You need a prior knowledge in Linux to be able to use the Operating System in comfort.

· The time between releases of stable versions is long.

· Installation is difficult for a user without knowledge in Linux.

· External devices such as pendrives, etc. they have to be assembled by the user.

· The use of Debian for Windows users is inconvenient, since most applications are made through Debian Shell command.

Recommendations to others considering the product

one of the best distributions of linux I highly recommend its use in the environment of servers and desktop computers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Currently in our company debian is used in the server environment, with different applications including SFTP servers, for the management of important files, the stability and fluidity that debian offers in combination with the hardware resources of our IT infrastructure, it is a really good combination significant for the resolution of problems in our company.

Debian review by Pepe G.
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"El servidor multipropósito máximo estable"

What do you like best?

Esto no se puede lograr en Windows. Para servidores, laptop privada, servidor de correo, etc., la conversión del sistema operativo se realiza continuamente dentro de la ruta adecuada. Y gracias a la red, podemos encontrar asistencia en cualquier lugar e incluso en francés, muchas tablas y clientes, además de imágenes educativas en movimiento, le permiten un mayor control de Debian

What do you dislike?

Actualmente, no tengo ningún problema con el sistema operativo de la máquina que ejecuta Debian. Siempre tengo problemas con los puertos Ethernet, no entiendo por qué Esto lo hace especialmente obvio, dentro del kernel y en el entorno de los dispositivos informáticos. Quiere un conocimiento previo en Linux para poder utilizar la máquina en ejecución en la consola Debian que ahora no tiene. ya tiene algunos paquetes famosos, para ellos se cambian esos programas famosos, para imitar las funcionalidades de estos definidos anteriormente, que incluyen word, excel, se reemplaza por paquetes de cuadros sueltos entre programas de software específicos. Actualmente, no tengo reparos con el sistema operativo de la máquina de Debian.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Por favor, esfuércese por el entorno de dispositivos informáticos MATE. Puede implementar Debian en casi todas las plataformas en la nube y la mentalidad es lo suficientemente conservadora como para asegurarle la estabilidad que necesita para una empresa. Para intentarlo son millas for emprenderlo. Puede instalar Debian en casi todas las plataformas de nube y la mentalidad es lo suficientemente conservadora como para garantizarle la estabilidad que desea para una empresa comercial.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Es un método de bajo costo tener muchos servidores su disposición Actualmente en nuestra empresa, se utiliza en el entorno del servidor, con las aplicaciones que se incluyen los servidores SFTP, para la gestión de documentos esenciales, l. A. Estabilidad y l. A. Fluidez. Hemos tomado en consideración el uso de Arch Linux, sí, debido a algunos problemas que surgen con los conflictos con los paquetes, las dependencias, etc. al actualizar, es un horror, pero aún así es demasiado difícil de transportar todo. mucho para archivar El tiempo de espera para actualizaciones o lanzamientos de variaciones estables podría ser muy largo. Actualmente utilizamos debian, para nuestros servidores virtuales que se activan en una variedad extraordinaria de ofertas, como servidores sftp, servidores de Internet y reglas anti-DDOS con IPTABLES.

Debian review by Macarena G.
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"El servidor extra sólido y robusto."

What do you like best?

El aspecto de primer orden de aproximadamente Debian es la forma en que aprovecha los activos. Cuando desea utilizar de manera óptima el hardware de la computadora, Debian es una de las alternativas de alta calidad. Puede configurarlo para que use los recursos de la mejor manera y por completo. Ya sea un desarrollo de software excepcional para IDEs más pesados ​​o para virtualización, tiene una capacidad de configuración excesiva que le permite prestar atención al dispositivo para la tarea que necesita realizar, por eso es una de mis principales alternativas al seleccionar un funcionamiento excepcionalmente funcional. máquina. Además, trabajo en un empleador en el que entregamos programas de software en los servidores de Debian y SuperMicro. Incluso he tenido problemas con los conductores, pero en la comunidad los soluciono en poco tiempo. Si el suyo es para mantener efectivo, puede tener este sistema en ejecución como opción cantidad 3, el primero es Linux Mint y el segundo Ubuntu. He estado utilizando el dispositivo de ejecución durante años y ahora no he tenido ningún problema primario. He tenido problemas con los conductores, pero de todos modos los soluciono en un tiempo rápido. Si lo tuyo es para ahorrar dinero, podrías haber Este sistema operativo como opción de rango 3, el primero es Linux Mint y el segundo Ubuntu.

What do you dislike?

El cambio también puede parecer duro. Solo los puntos de atención son el desgaste en la interoperabilidad con el programa de software propietario, generalmente aquellos a través de la configuración de la comunidad de Microsoft Windows no estándar de Microsoft, como ejemplo, los códecs de informes propietarios de Adobe, Oracle y Autodesk. El suplente puede parecer duro. El tiempo que necesita para mirar el software como ejemplo, VLC para reemplazar · La instalación es difícil para un consumidor sin la comprensión en Linux

Recommendations to others considering the product

Preste un interés único a las necesidades de interoperabilidad en caso de que dependa de un programa de software propietario. Una de las fantásticas distribuciones de Linux, sugiero bastante su uso en entornos de servidores y portátiles. Una de las mejores distribuciones de Linux. Propongo fantásticamente su uso dentro del entorno de servidores y computadoras de escritorio. Puede pintar bajo debian sin esfuerzo en una máquina virtual en caso de que pinte como desarrollador y automatice muchos componentes con ansible y vagrant para la configuración de mejora del entorno una de las mayores distribuciones de Linux que apruebo específicamente su uso en el entorno de servidores y computadoras portátiles I respalda extraordinariamente este sistema operativo porque tiene paquetes muy sólidos y su comunidad de ayuda es muy fuerte, siempre están atentos y dispuestos a ayudar.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Actualmente, nuestro empleador utiliza debian en el entorno del servidor, con aplicaciones excepcionales junto con los servidores SFTP, para la gestión de documentos esenciales, la estabilidad y la fluidez que ofrece Debian en combinación con las fuentes de hardware de nuestra infraestructura de TI, es realmente correcto Combinación enorme para la resolución de problemas en nuestra empresa. Esto termina en una ventaja en productividad y un beneficio tremendo en el sistema económico. Es mucho más barato que Linux para el mercado de diferentes sistemas operativos. Hemos tomado en consideración el uso de Arch Linux seguro, debido a algunos problemas que surgen con los conflictos con los paquetes, las dependencias y demás al actualizar, es un horror, pero es demasiado difícil. transportar la totalidad a Arch Para un usuario nuevo será muy difícil, ya que ahora no proporciona instrucciones con Windows, lo que lleva un tiempo acostumbrarse a un sistema operativo Linux.

Debian review by yesika m.
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"the server more stable and strong."

What do you like best?

without any doubt having the most stable repositories, gives an advantage and security when putting applications into our servers, security through rules, configured in an efficient way, optimizes even more stable performance than this system operative provides.

What do you dislike?

to configure the kernel, and tune it at our will requires an advanced knowledge in the administration of this operating system by command line, we must have a prior knowledge of linux in order to achieve these important configurations for the security of our server.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend its use in server environment is very robust flexible, adaptable and fast, also has a wide range of stable repositories.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

currently we use debian, for our virtual servers running in different types of services, such as sftp servers, web servers and anti DDOS rules with IPTABLES.

Debian review by carmen b.
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"debian stable packages."

What do you like best?

I like debian because it is available for more architecture of processors, as much as 32 bits as 64 bits, has the ability to have very stable and robust packages, is highly customizable and has a higher performance.

What do you dislike?

debian you do not have some popular packages, for them in their repositories those popular packages are replaced, to imitate the functionalities of those described above, such as word, excel, is supplanted by free office packages among other software.

Recommendations to others considering the product

debian surpasses all distributions so well integrated are your ki packages I highly recommend, use it you will not regret it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

in the company we use debian in its server version, to deploy web services platforms and file transfer systems, working up to the moment in a very stable and secure way.

Debian review by Administrator
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"Debian is my server OS"

What do you like best?

Debian is stable, with a great community, you can find 'how to' for whatever you want, it is perfect as a server operating system.

It is an old distribution with many users and contributors around the world, and it is used as base for big desktop (and server) distribution like ubuntu.

You can easily follow the upgrade of the system without needed to install again the whole system.

You can also find experts to help you if you need training or services.

And it's free !

What do you dislike?

If I need to dislike something, sometimes for the stability purpose some software are kept back to an old version and we need additional repositories to enjoy new features.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need a really good, stable and followed operating system you can go with debian blinded, it is not the most simple as desktop OS, ubuntu, based on debian is great and you are with a derivative, so debian is still here.

You can easily work under debian in a virtual machine if you work as a developer and automate a lot of thing with ansible (and vagrant for the development environment setup).

You can deploy debian in almost all cloud platform and the mentality is conservative enough to assure you the stability you need for a business.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Every time I need to host a service I use debian as my OS, websites, services like xmpp, or email server.

It's free, when you have learn to use it, it costs you nothing more, it's a huge business quality.

You can spend more money on human resources instead off paying big prize for licenses when you can have one of the best product for free.

Debian review by Santiago A.
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"Very efficient and stable operating system"

What do you like best?

Security and stability is very important, so much so that other projects such as Ubuntu rely on Debian to build all its architecture. I recommend it because you do not have to worry about formatting every six months or for any pendrive with viruses, that does not exist in this operating system. I have been using the operating system for years and I have not had any major problems. I have had problems for drivers but thanks to the community I solve them in a short time, if yours is to save money, you can have this operating system as option number three, the first is Linux Mint and the second Ubuntu.

What do you dislike?

I do not like that you need to have medium knowledge to use it, it should be a little more friendly, maybe it is one of the secrets to maintain its high quality, but you should review that detail to gain more users. Another factor is the language, if you do not know the basics of English, you will have to work, although at present, with Google that is not very relevant but I would like to write that detail.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are starting a business or project, this operating system can save you a lot of resources, because you do not pay for use licenses, it is one of the biggest attractions you have, you just need to get familiar and ready, you can use a stable and maintained operating system for the global community without paying a dime unless you want to donate to the project.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The first thing is to rescue files that were lost when a virus fell on my other proprietary operating system. The second, being free is unlimited everything I can use. But best of all, forget about viruses and format, it's amazing how I can use the resources of my PC to the maximum.

Debian review by Alfredo B.
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"Debian the best for the development new challenges????"

What do you like best?

Its greatest advantages is the high level of security and access control by roles and files, something at the level of performance when working with environments other than "Gnome", it has the need for an agreement that allows it to be Use makes it lighter than other operating systems.

What do you dislike?

Its disadvantage is that it does not have all the latest generation PC drivers or its installation is complex and this makes it tedious for new users who want to explore in the area of free software.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The best thing would be to have updated repositories that allow the easy installation of drivers of the latest technology equipment and third-party software, making it easier to manage the operating system.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Its disadvantage is that it does not have all the latest generation PC drivers or its installation is complex and this makes it tedious for new users who wish to explore in the area of free software. For a new user it will be very difficult since it does not share commands with Windows, which takes a while to get used to and can be adopted to a Linux operating system. The waiting time for updates or releases of stable versions is very long.

Debian review by Rosalia D.
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"debian the best operating system to extract all the potentialities of your hardware"

What do you like best?

The best thing about debian is how it takes advantage of resources, when you need to optimally use computer hardware, debian is one of the best options, you can configure it to use resources only and exclusively for what you need, be it software development (excellent for IDEs heavier) or for virtualization, has a high configurability that allows you to focus the system for the task you need to perform, this is why it is one of my main options when choosing a highly functional operating system.

What do you dislike?

one of the details is the stability since there are usually several versions behind the most recent version. This makes it especially obvious, in the kernel and in the desktop environment; For example, kernel versions vary for each update that debian does.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend debian for the stability of its packages, and for the repositories in addition to being one of the communities with greater support for free, it has much higher hardware compatibility with more equipment due to its kernel that is configurable and adaptable. I recommend it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

in the company we use debian as a server for different applications such as emails, web applications, among others we like for its number of stable repositories that allows us to ensure the continuity of the business.

Debian review by carlos d.
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" one of the best servers"

What do you like best?

what I like about this operating system is the great capacity of stable compiled packages, with respect to the different operating systems of this type of open source, the adaptability of its kernel is fantastic.

What do you dislike?

must be immersed in the world of consols of this type of system a user from 0 is a bit difficult to learn and even more if it comes from an operating system such as windows, to use external devices must be mounted by console as they are in the case of servers.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Although not all window applications are available for debian, for the server environment is still one of the most robust and stable, I highly recommend using it for web applications, and ftp servers, sftp etc .

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

we currently use debian 9 for a web page platform, confiding their iptables to mitigate DDOS attacks, it should be noted that it is very stable.

Debian review by Yosibel Q.
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" more robust and efficient web server."

What do you like best?

Currently it is one of the most stable operating systems, the amount of stable packages compiled are very many, thanks to that it allows me to have the best stable and efficient software.

What do you dislike?

sometimes it takes a while to update the versions, due to its characteristics you need to have a prior knowledge of linux, and to use external devices you have to mount them.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend using debian for the stability of your kernel, and for the amount of stable compiled packages, it is robust, flexible, secure and fast.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

currently serves as a web server and applications, in it are some databases in postgres, and file server in SFTP.

Debian review by Laurent C.
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"Debian great OS Linux"

What do you like best?

I like its simplicity and versatility in use.

constantly changing the OS always in the right direction.

All applications within reach of clique, the essential free software to be able to work in good condition.

There is a lot of version between CD, DVD even netinstall which allow to choose its version from the lightest to the most complete.

And thanks to the internet we can find support everywhere and even in French, many forums and users as well as tutorial videos can help you better control Debian.

Debian can be installed on the latest high-end PCs as on older machines and the server version is the most used currently.

What do you dislike?

I prefer to use another environment (xfce) than the basic one too clean.

Know a minimum of the command lines to properly use the OS.

You have to get used to this environment when you were too long a Windows user. The change may seem harsh.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Debian improves from year to year, it becomes more user friendly, simpler, more ergonomic to use for people.

To try it is to adopt it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

it is Linux so cheaper than other OS market. Everyone can use Debian.

The vast majority of software is free and can be added to work peacefully, the OS is very stable and no need to update each week.

In our administration we move slowly but surely to Debian.

This leads to a gain in productivity and a significant gain in economy.

Debian review by Kevin  R.
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"Great OS for many needs"

What do you like best?

It is a free Linux Kernel you can do about anything with. From desktop environments to command line only servers this is a product that fills all of those needs

What do you dislike?

Its doesn't share commands with windows which takes some getting used to and it can be difficult getting users to adopt a Linux OS

Recommendations to others considering the product

Only try this as a Users desktop if you have a user base that is willing to change. This will be something difficult to get used to for most users. You will need to have an admin that specializes with Linux if you want to run the server software or someone that isn't supper stuck in one environment only. The cost on this product is amazing and the width and depth of the product if phenomanal

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is a low cost solution to have many servers running on it.

Debian review by Leandro D.
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"Total flexibility in OS deployments & configurations, no strings atqtached"

What do you like best?

Users & organisations have total flexibility from source code up; only obligations are those inherent in free software licenses, usually applicable only if redistributing software outside of the organisation.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing to dislike in Debian itself; only points of attention are attrition in interoperability with proprietary software, typically those by Microsoft (nonstandard MS Windows network configuration, for instance), Adobe, Oracle & Autodesk (proprietary file formats).

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do not migrate wholesale, but start with servers & technical users. Pay special attention to interoperability needs if you depend of proprietary software.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Several users needed a more secure & flexible OS for technical tasks such as Web or Java development, network management, security administration, servers &c.

Debian review by User in Computer Software
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"Debian - The GOTO AWS Linux Image"

What do you like best?

Per the title, Debian is my go to Linux image for all distributed applications I manage on Amazon Web Services (AWS). As Debian, and the Linux kernel as a whole, are open source software, there is a vibrant and active community for

What do you dislike?

Currently, I have no qualms with the Debian operating system (OS).

Recommendations to others considering the product

Without prior Linux or terminal experience, there is a steep learning curve for its use.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Debian provides a single, base OS image for all of my software production environments. With the Debian package manager, I can easily install

Debian review by Administrator
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"Sistema operativo libre y universal"

What do you like best?

Gran soporte de la comunidad, fácil instalación y administración. Muy estable

What do you dislike?

Como cualquier linux conocimientos mínimos de terminal para su uso al 100%

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Instalado en muchos de los servidores que he implementado para todo tipo de funciones, incluso como cliente en producción

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