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When I will end up building my F@H rigs, I'll most likely be running Ubuntu Server and then just have OpenSSH running to SSH into the rigs. Ubuntu Server would be the lightest way to go about it. Even lighter than Mint LXDE or any other distro running LXDE.
You sure that Ubuntu Server won't have more processes running in the background than a regular Ubuntu distro?
I noticed that Mint 10 LXDE doesn't have a x64 edition downloadable CD. Process have to go from Mint 10 x64 -> Installing LXDE, right?
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You sure that Ubuntu Server won't have more processes running in the background than a regular Ubuntu distro?
I noticed that Mint 10 LXDE doesn't have a x64 edition downloadable CD. Process have to go from Mint 10 x64 -> Installing LXDE, right?


Here is my Ubuntu Server running Webmin.
92MB's of RAM running. Probably lower than that if I did a reboot, as you can see it's been up for about a week and I have been doing some things with it. It runs less processes due to the fact it doesn't have to be running a DE etc.

Linux Mint LXDE is only 32bit IIRC.
If you wanted 64bit functionality. Then get Lubuntu 64bit.
It's Ubuntu w/ LXDE.
post #143 of 279
Thanks!

I've been experiemnting a few distros over the past weeks. It's a fact that the one with wich i feel the most comfortable is Ubuntu. Arch and Fedora have been somewhat of a headache for me. I never was a Linux expert though

I might give a try to Ubuntu Server, is already downloading
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post #144 of 279
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Thanks!

I've been experiemnting a few distros over the past weeks. It's a fact that the one with wich i feel the most comfortable is Ubuntu. Arch and Fedora have been somewhat of a headache for me. I never was a Linux expert though

I might give a try to Ubuntu Server, is already downloading
No problem. Webmin is pretty handy if you're not used to SSH.
Ubuntu is my distro of choice over the other variants.

If you're going to be installing from USB.
Make sure you throw this boot flag in.

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cdrom-detect/try-usb=true
Or else it won't allow you to install from USB.
The install process is very different from a regular Ubuntu distro.
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Matroska, nice extra flame.
 
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Well, as I was inspired by this thread's OP (And it's poster ), I have just pulled the trigger:




Not sure when I will be setting it up, but I am sure I will get to it about the same time I can get back up and folding in force again. For now, I have a 75% increase in base electricity rates to contend with, which has made my bill go from $150 to $260 in one month with no change in my usage. At any rate, when I DO get back to it and have a few rigs to fill this rack with, I will post my own thread also and show you guys the black powder coat and stuff I plan to do with this diamond in the raw.
 
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post #147 of 279
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Well, as I was inspired by this thread's OP (And it's poster ), I have just pulled the trigger:
Not sure when I will be setting it up, but I am sure I will get to it about the same time I can get back up and folding in force again. For now, I have a 75% increase in base electricity rates to contend with, which has made my bill go from $150 to $260 in one month with no change in my usage. At any rate, when I DO get back to it and have a few rigs to fill this rack with, I will post my own thread also and show you guys the black powder coat and stuff I plan to do with this diamond in the raw.
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nice work finding that rack o.O i want one haha
    
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Thats pretty cool man. I actually have got a similar server style case sitting at my work that I got for free. It was used in a c&c shop. It has a computer or two in it, slide out keyboard tray, some industrial buttons on the outside, a 15 or 17 in crt monitor, locking doors, and what looks to be an air conditioning unit on the side. The c&c shop went out of business and the owed some back rent. The unit was going to be thrown away and my boss, knowing that I am into computers grabbed it for me. It's about 6' tall and very heavy. We layed it over on a palet and used a forklift to move it lol. It sitting there waiting for me. I'll try to get some pictures of it for you guys to see.

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Originally Posted by BWG View Post
Matroska, nice extra flame.
thnx

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Originally Posted by XPD541 View Post
Well, as I was inspired by this thread's OP (And it's poster ), I have just pulled the trigger:




Not sure when I will be setting it up, but I am sure I will get to it about the same time I can get back up and folding in force again. For now, I have a 75% increase in base electricity rates to contend with, which has made my bill go from $150 to $260 in one month with no change in my usage. At any rate, when I DO get back to it and have a few rigs to fill this rack with, I will post my own thread also and show you guys the black powder coat and stuff I plan to do with this diamond in the raw.

Nice... do it!
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