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We're going to set up a network for our business, and for the software we're using we only need firefox on the workstations. The server will be using Arch, but I'm not sure what to use for the workstations. It would be great if I could install it on one, and then copy the image to the other workstations. Do I need to use arch on those too if I'm going to have the server using arch? Or can I use something else that will be quicker to setup?
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You don't have to use arch on the workstation, you can use what ever you want. It really just comes down to preference on what you like and what you have experience with.
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You don't have to use arch on the workstation, you can use what ever you want. It really just comes down to preference on what you like and what you have experience with.
Will it be any easier to set up the network if they have the same distro as the server (Arch)? Arch is my favorite, it just takes time to install, so I was considering a different distro.
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You may want to check out my thread:

http://www.overclock.net/networking-...ml#post3429097
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You can use any distro for the comps. It won't be any easier to network with all arch - it will be the same regardless.

There is definitely a way to install the OS on every computer at once if they're part of a LAN, can't say that I have any experience in that area though
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