Which flavor of UNIX or Linux to learn?

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Which flavor of UNIX or Linux to learn?

Hi all,

Noob here. I have been dabbling with Linux for years, basically installing different types of distros and becoming familiar with the default gui that came along with it.

At this point, I find myself wanting to learn alot more. It would be great if that knowledge helped me move forward in my IT career. I work currently as a lowly data center operator monitoring crucial systems. I want to administer them! I want to be a Unix guru.

So which flavor is really worth learning? Which is the most widely used in production systems? Solaris, Fedora, Suse ?
Where does one begin ?

Thanks in advance for the help.
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This question is too subjective. Everyone has their own experience, their own reasons for liking or disliking something. It's not really a nice question to ask people "which linux is worth learning"? To answer this question would be like talking bad about certain distributions, which is subjective (and also against our forum rules).

We do have a poll (which you would have found if you search the forums) on which linux distribution is the most widely used by forum members.

Maybe you could try to follow our forum rules and guidelines? You should search the forums before asking a question; and you should not post in ways which can cause subjective debates about one unix or linux over another.
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