Favourite Linux Distro
Posted 16 February 2010 - 03:23 AM
So, if you have any kind of Linux experience, or if you've tried various distros before, do let us know.
Desktops wise, I'm a big Ubuntu fan - the app repositories (Aptitude) are usually up to date, and it's feature packed. I'm yet to find a major thing to complain about with regards to this OS.
On servers, it simply has to be CentOS - RHEL based, reliable, secure. Only complaint is that the repos are often out of date - but I usually get round this by installing EPEL and sometimes installing the REMI repository.
Posted 17 February 2010 - 03:47 AM
In that order. THough my command line talents need polishing.
Posted 13 November 2010 - 10:03 AM
Adding to the cool factor here is that Canonical is working on a Windows-based client, so you'll even be able to synchronize your files and music (including that purchased from the Ubuntu One Music Store via the included Rhythmbox Music Player) on a Microsoft-based PC. That's a major step for Ubuntu, and probably one that will help encourage adoption—at least among second and third PCs
That Windows-based client sounds good !
...and for the first time I'm playing games on Linux really smoothly. Alien-Arena is quite nice and very similar to Quake III and DooM 4.
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