[thelist] Best Linux install for home development server?
cdorer at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 08:40:07 CDT 2011
My current setup uses a Windows laptop as my development platform. I
installed VirtualBox on it and I've installed Ubuntu as my server on the
On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 8:45 AM, Raoul Snyman <
raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:19:50 +0100, "Simon MacDonald" wrote:
> > 1. What is the best Linux install to go for - I was considering Ubuntu?
> I've used a few over the years, and settled on Ubuntu. It's one of the
> to administrate. There's also plenty of documentation on the Internet, and
> of folks willing to help.
> > 2. Being used to Windows, I'm not sure what sort of hardware
> specification I
> > should be looking for to run this setup - 4gb ram and 1Tb sata disk,
> > but not sure what processor to go for.
> Anything, really. My web server at home has a dual core AMD64 processor.
> routing server at home is an old P2 (remember the black "toaster" type?),
> runs the latest Ubuntu like a charm. Linux generally has better hardware
> compatibility than Windows (apart from a couple of printers and webcams).
> Raoul Snyman, B.Tech IT (Software Engineering)
> Saturn Laboratories
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