Need help designing home file server

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by omega113, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. omega113

    omega113 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I would like to build a home file server that could also handle print server duties and I have some minor exposure to Unix from a previous job and would like to try my hand at Linux.
    I would like some help, please, with determining some minimum specs for the machine.



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  2. Dark Atheist

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    freebsd or slackware are my personal choices
     
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    never been a fan of the hold you hand Linux distros but yes if your new to linux that's a good one to use, and i should now i have used most out there :D
     
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    openfiler :)
     
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    I love Slackware, but FreeBSD has also got alot of benifits like the port tree :)
     
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    freebsd x64 has a downside - no video driver from nvidia :p - so no good for me wanting to burn dvds on the server while watching films on main pc :D