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Oh also to all that posted thank you so much I will keep u all posted on my progress hope to have it up later tonight or at least close.
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher;13328866 
You will definitely need a gigabit NIC. Right now my router is limiting me to 100 until I get a Gb switch, and trying to transfer videos is miserable!
Watching HD and transfering HD are 2 different things. I could watch 1080 HD quite easily on a 100 connection. Transfering the file from one computer to another took forever (about 8 minutes for a 4 gig movie). Now that I have all gigabit, that is much faster (less than 60 seconds for around 4 gigs).
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Originally Posted by Death Dealer;13331586 
I have an open small pci-e slot wouldn't that be faster then the old PCI slot card always wondered?

Can anyone recommend a good NIC for pci-e gigabit?

Like this one in the feedback guy mentions it runs windows and linux servers great.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106033
PCI can handle gigabit just fine (PCI-e x1 is the same speed as PCI).
I have 2 of THESE and they are working just fine.
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Shoot which should I get Ubuntu Server or Ubuntu Client
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Shoot which should I get Ubuntu Server or Ubuntu Client

Neither. After all, you said you never used Linux before, and want to set up a home server. Amahi Home Server is still your best bet.
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Originally Posted by error10;13338020 
Neither. After all, you said you never used Linux before, and want to set up a home server. Amahi Home Server is still your best bet.

May have to check this Amahi HS out Ubuntu not detecting Hard Drive I am not dealing with something that going to need all kinds of babysitting which sucks I really wanted it to be sweet.
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Originally Posted by Death Dealer;13338053 
I am not dealing with something that going to need all kinds of babysitting which sucks I really wanted it to be sweet.

Then like what has been stated^^^ Amahi is the way to go.Mostly everything is 1-click installs and if you ever get stuck there is a great forum to refer to for help.Just take the tour in my first link.
 
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post #27 of 28
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Originally Posted by Death Dealer;13338053 
May have to check this Amahi HS out Ubuntu not detecting Hard Drive I am not dealing with something that going to need all kinds of babysitting which sucks I really wanted it to be sweet.

Ubuntu should have no problem seeing the hard drives. Is it not seeing either of them, or just the one you want to use as the OS drive?
Which version of ubuntu are you trying to install?
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post #28 of 28
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Originally Posted by robchaos;13342243 
Ubuntu should have no problem seeing the hard drives. Is it not seeing either of them, or just the one you want to use as the OS drive?
Which version of ubuntu are you trying to install?

11.04 well the newest of their site but neither HD would show up I actually found a valid XP license off of a old case in the basement so I loaded up XP and shared the 2tb drive to the network works like a charm, now to do some research on how to conserve power and lengthen out the life of my hard drives and components =)
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