Given that R, Python and many other open source libraries used for stats have better support in Linux than Windows/OSX (rPy comes to mind), I find it odd that no one has asked this question before. So I do now: What Linux distribution people doing stats/data analysis/Machine Learning prefer/recommend? P.S.: I feel a bit embarrassed … Read more
Ubuntu was too slow on my computer and Arch installation had many problems too. Which distro do you recommend to me that’s lightweight as well as easy to install?
… and what are the differences between them? I formulated my question like this to make it clear I’m not interested in a flamewar of opinions, rather in an objective comparison between the different flavors of BSD Unix. Ideally I could get feedback from users who have experience in all of them.
I need an extendable Linux distribution which I can easily reduce in size so much that it fits into a 64 mb CF card.
It’s so free you can make it not free