Re: F16 as a server
+1 Wayne It works really well for 14 months when support stops. Then you are faced with no support or else upgrade and reconfiguration. Of course if you apply updates hen something can break&change - usually at the least opportune moment. If you don't update & upgrade you may be stuck with some major securiy problem not being plugged.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
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