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I'm about to setup my roommates old desktop as a file server for all of our movies and tv shows and was wondering what distribution of linux to use. I've used ubuntu quite a bit and I want to get experience with other distro's, so which ones would you guys suggest? I was looking a bit into Arch Linux, can anyone giving their opinion on it?
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Seems you missed this thread near the New Thread button.
Which distro is best for me? Answer here!
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Seems you missed this thread near the New Thread button.
Which distro is best for me? Answer here!
Welp thats embarrassing. I apologize, hopefully a mod can clean this up.
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But Arch is pretty complicated if you're a beginner to Linux.
But there is some nice guides on the net, there is also a guide made by TFB.
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But Arch is pretty complicated if you're a beginner to Linux.
But there is some nice guides on the net, there is also a guide made by TFB.
Thanks! I'll have to check out TFB's guide, I used the link you gave me and got suggested fedora and opensuse. Between these two which would you pick?
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Thanks! I'll have to check out TFB's guide, I used the link you gave me and got suggested fedora and opensuse. Between these two which would you pick?
fedora

but if you already know ubuntu a little bit, could check out something like crunchbang debian based as well so the package manager stuff would be familiar.. its what ive been running, im really liking it so far
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