[lug] Installfest next Saturday.
David L. Anselmi
anselmi at anselmi.us
Mon Aug 21 21:17:18 MDT 2006
Collins Richey wrote:
> On 8/21/06, Adams, Scott (FGWA-CO) <Scott.Adams at fgwa.com> wrote:
>> Is a set up of a server/firewall possible during the installfest?
> Certainly possible if you have a clear idea of what your needs are.
> For the average inexperienced user with relatively new hardware (ie
> not an old pentium with 128M), I can only recommend two choices:
> Debian Etch/Testing (if you want support from Dave Anselmi <grin> or
> Ubuntu (if you want a cast of thousands via the excellent email
> lists and forums).
Dave has the advantage of being local. ;-)
I've run Etch on an Alpha with 64MB. So I think the pentium would be no
For a firewall I wouldn't use *buntu. It's easier to get the bare bones
with Debian. Their server versions might be ok, if they let you skip X.
I don't have the *buntu server CDs yet, so if someone wants them speak up.
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