[GRLUG] distro advice
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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