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Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
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  • 24% (49)
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post #91 of 4043
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Added! Java is awsome. I can right a program and use it on my andriod tablet linux pc and jailbrooken iphone. It scales so well.
post #92 of 4043
Well I've been using CentOS lately (instead of the normal debian) to setup a VPS node tongue.gif
I have to say, I rather like CentOS and I'm considering using it instead of debian normally.

One thing that's annoying me currently is getting SolusVM to run on the custom compiled OVH kernel:
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I have used linux server some and wish I had time to learn more about it, any good guides you know of and say I wanted to dual boot my sig rig what linux would be right for me?
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If your a total beginner i would say linux mint or ubuntu, if you do have termial expearice you could start with something like debian, fedora or something like that.
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So is the bulldozer now a personnal server, and the xeon your main rig?

Yep. Since the 6870 is now on my Xeon rig and I only have a lowly 9800 GTX+ in my Bulldozer Rig, my Xeon Rig is powering my Eyefinity display.

I plan to get a 7970 under water down the road, but right now car repairs have taken a huge cut of my "hobby budget" so I'll be waiting a little longer.

Plus my Bulldozer rig has the space for 9 hard drives and SSD where as my Xeon rig only has room for 3 2.5" HDD/SSD's.

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Installing Native Linux on my Bulldozer Rig tonight now that I've moved all Windows related applications (Read Outlook and AutoCAD + Vault) to my Xeon LAN Rig.
I was thinking Ubuntu should do since I know it well, any other recommendations?
Uses include but are not limited to:
- Folding
- Minecraft
- Possible Source games
- Possible WoW
- Video Encoding
- Web Server (Apache2 for personal use)
- File Server on a primarily Windows Network
- HTPC in computer room
- Email Server (no idea how to set on up)

Ubuntu will do pretty much everything you want. There is now quite a large community for gaming, see here: http://www.steamgamesonlinux.com/

I've gone ahead and installed Ubuntu 10.10 since it seems to still be the best for folding which I do from time to time. I'll have to really start playing around with it and figure out how I want to set up my drives. Most likely just a software RAID 1 on my two 1.5 TB drives for documents and pictures, everything else will get mixed on other drives since it's all replaceable and backed up to DVD's already anyway.


Does anyone have some good recommendations for Ubuntu based solution for the following:
- Video Encoding
- File Server on a primarily Windows Network
- HTPC in computer room
- Email Server (no idea how to set on up)

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If your a total beginner i would say linux mint or ubuntu, if you do have termial expearice you could start with something like debian, fedora or something like that.

Yep, Ubuntu is super easy to learn. From my searching, Ubuntu seems to have one of the larger and more detailed Wiki's with examples for almost everything.
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post #96 of 4043
File Server on a primarily Windows Network: Samba will do what you want. I believe it comes installed on most recent distros, if not it will be available in the repositories. You will find lots of help and guides of how to set it up if you do a quick search smile.gif
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File Server on a primarily Windows Network: Samba will do what you want. I believe it comes installed on most recent distros, if not it will be available in the repositories. You will find lots of help and guides of how to set it up if you do a quick search smile.gif

Would there be any performance benefit to having the hard drives as NTFS vs. another format?

Two of the hard drives will be used heavily, one for movies and one for recorded TV.
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post #98 of 4043
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Would there be any performance benefit to having the hard drives as NTFS vs. another format?
Two of the hard drives will be used heavily, one for movies and one for recorded TV.

Ubuntu seems to handle NTFS very well these days. I don't think you are going to have any problems with speed or anything, although I am not the best person to ask.
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post #99 of 4043
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Yep, Ubuntu is super easy to learn. From my searching, Ubuntu seems to have one of the larger and more detailed Wiki's with examples for almost everything.

That title easily goes to Arch linux thumb.gif

Ubuntu's wiki trembles in fear compared to its knowledge.

Also the Ubuntu community is nice if you like being told to Google or RTFM. Although it's to be expected when certain cummunities get large. It's the reason I only troll the arch/gentoo/bsd IRC channels these days. Nice and small, tight knit communities that for the most part will always at least try to help.
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I always found arch just a little too thin for me.. There are times when te last thing i want to do is look at a command line. Debian is a good compromise for me. I would definitly not recomend arch for beginners. The frist time i tried linux, it was gentoo (similur to arch in level of difficality) As a newb, i didnt know what the hell was going on and how to use it. I dissmissed linux and didnt try it again for almost 2 years. Finilly, my friend convinced me to try mint, and i loved it. It was so easy. As i learned more about linux though mint, arch didnt look so scary. Start with something easy and work your way up
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