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does anyone know the "best" Ubuntu version to choose for a VPS host? i'm after stability and scalability. Slicehost offers Hardy, Intrepid, Jaunty and Kramic. any ideas?

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Karmic is the latest version of Ubuntu released at the moment. Usually you would go for that.

If you wanted a distribution that's going to be stable and supported for longer, you would go for a Long Term Support (LTS) release. The last LTS release was Hardy, but it's quite old now; the next LTS, Lucid, is coming out to replace it this month.

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If it's a production system, stick with the LTS releases. The current is 8.04, but 10.04 will be out at the end of April.

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