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Comment My setup (Score 1) 355

I have been using Ubuntu server and Playstation Media Server (Don't let the name fool you. As for storage use XFS because it's tailor made to server large files. For storage these racks have colling fans and are allummium http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816111045 and I just add hard rives as needed. The laundry room worked best for me.

Comment Good for some (Score 1) 685

I stopped using Ubuntu myself after trying Unity and Gnome 3 but I did put Unity on my wife's computer and she loves it. I was already using openSUSE with KDE4 so I really didn't migrate just stopped using it.

Comment Business (Score 1) 1880

I run Windows for two reasons. First I have to be knowledgeable about the OS because as a technician my customers will more than likely be using it. Second I use it for games. Let's face it Wine is really not that stable and I hate it simply for the reason that it discourages native Linux gaming development. I use openSUSE and Ubuntu as my primary OS though and dual boot only when I absolutly have to.

Comment Dumed Down (Score 1) 1040

To me it seems that the new interfaces do not give you as much control. Tweaking Gnome 3, Unity, or KDE4 seems harder than their predecessors and that lack of customization is what is alien to me. Linux is billed as a custom OS I guess that is why their are so many different flavors. When that is taken away you have basically you have something that resembles a Windows environment although I think it's actually easier to customize Windows that any of the desktops mentioned earlier. Perhaps I am jaded or maybe I am just not used to giving up control of my desktop.

Comment My $.002 (Score 1) 214

If Gate's was still running the company then I would say no.I am almost certain that the search technology would be absorbed into Bing and it's always good to have a few options in the search world. But now that Balmer's in charge absolutely not. I am sure it would become part of a master plan to bury Google or however he said it. I think Balmer's just f'ing crazy.

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