[Sidefx-houdini-list] Ubuntu?

Dan Seddon dan.seddon at framestore-cfc.com
Tue Nov 14 10:06:34 EST 2006


Thanks everyone - I'll take that as a "positive" then and continue 
installing it tonight. What is "Dapper" by the way - I just followed the 
first link from google and downloaded the "Desktop" CD which was 
incredibly easy/slick and even more quick! Should I be installing a 
another version?

Dan

> Also an Ubuntu (Dapper) user and can't recommend it enough. I was 
> previously
> a die-hard Suse user (even convinced the lab I worked at for a while 
> to use
> it on their viz clusters), but have since found that the Ubuntu (xubuntu)
> experience can't be beat.
> Mplayer was a breeze to setup for me (As was VLC, and yadda other 
> clients).
> Make sure you are subscribed to Universe and Multiverse in Synaptic if 
> you
> don't see it initially.
> For 3D it's hard for me to make comparisons aside from the ease of 
> install.
> I just used the installer available from nvidia and let it do it's 
> thing. In
> 10 minutes I was good to go, which I would guess is standard. I 
> personally
> haven't had any problems with Houdini or XSI under this distro (or any 
> game
> du jour for lunch-time deathmatch :) ).
>
> _chip
>
>
> On 11/14/06, Dan Seddon <dan.seddon at framestore-cfc.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> Is there anyone currently using Ubuntu who recommends it? I installed it
>> last night on my laptop and was initially very impressed with it's
>> slickness - I've been trying to find an alternative to Suse 10.1 which
>> has freezing problems on my new laptop. Is Ubuntu a good distro for 3D?
>> Checking briefly it seems that mplayer and similar don't seem as
>> straight forward to install as on Suse or Fedora - is there anything
>> similar to the packman Yum/Apt-get repositories?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Dan
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