[GRLUG] distro advice

Michael Mol mikemol at gmail.com
Tue May 21 14:18:44 EDT 2013

On 05/21/2013 02:10 PM, John-Thomas Richards wrote:
> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 01:09:12PM -0400, Topher wrote:
>> I have a slightly older box that I want to use as a minecraft server AND
>> client.  It has a VERY old version of mint as well as winXP on it. 
>> No-one's used the box in a while, I'm pretty sure I'm just going to wipe
>> it clean.
>> I want to put linux on it, and I want the install to be as painless as
>> possible.  The desktop pretty much doesn't matter, since we just need a
>> simple way to load minecraft.
>> So I need something kind of light, with an easy install.  I'm thinking
>> not gnome or kde, and probably not even xfce.  Something like fluxbox
>> sounds about right.
> And since when does a guy who runs Arch care about an "easy install"?
> One would think any distro that actually _has_ an installer would
> qualify as "easy" to an Arch guy. ;)

I missed that he was accustomed to Arch.

In that event, it's time for him to learn Gentoo. We take Arch refugees
all the time... :)

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