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ki1obyte (1133239) writes "Earlier this year, Abit, once leading-edge maker of computer mainboards and other components, was slated to shut down motherboard production by the end of 2008 and focus on consumer electronics devices. X-bit labs reports that Abit will cease to exist entirely starting the first of January, 2009, as the owner of the brand — Universal Scientific Industrial — is in the process of restructuring and cutting down the costs." Link to Original Source
Well as a long time linux user. You can make it as simple or as complex as you want. The easiest way is to setup a separate/home partition. There are tons of other ways from NFS mounting, Samba PDC roaming profiles, etc...
I use unison onto my server but its whatever your needs are.