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Pros of Amazon Linux
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      Massively supported
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      Turnkey linux use it
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      It is free
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      Works on all architectures
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      Free to use
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      Easy setup for testing discord bot
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      Gateway Linux Distro
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      Simple interface
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      Don't need driver installation in most cases
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      Open Source
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      Many active communities
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      Easy to custom

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    Cons of Amazon Linux
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        Old versions of software
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        Can be difficult to set up on vanilla Debian
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        Demanding system requirements
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        Adds overhead and unnecessary complexity over Debian

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      What is Amazon Linux?

      The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).

      What is Debian?

      Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.

      What is Ubuntu?

      Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.

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