[Sidefx-houdini-list] Best Linux distro

jake jacobfshr at gmail.com
Mon May 10 22:49:46 EDT 2010


On 5/10/2010 10:41 PM, Van Aarde wrote:
> It depends on what you like. Houdini runs great on most, if not any, linux
> distro. I have used it on Ubuntu, Gentoo, and CentOS without troubles.
>
> Ubuntu is a good choice for the average desktop user. It has a large
> application repository with a variety of applications; large user base so
> help is easy to find, etc. I would recommend it as a starting point anyone.
> Once you feel at home with Ubuntu you may decide to be adventurous and
> explore other linux flavours and find something else that you like (my
> choice is Gentoo).
>
> Good luck :)
>
> CheerZ,
> Van Aarde.
>
>
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Alex Czetwertynski<
> alex at franktheplumber.com>  wrote:
>
> I'm not going to help pick, but I've personally had a great experience with openSUSE in general.
>> Hello
>>
>> I'm thinking of installing a flavor of Linux on a laptop I might get to run
>> Houdini in what seems to be its most native environment.
>>
>> Is there any recommendation as to what the best distribution might be to
>> run
>> Houdini?  I know Ubuntu runs great on macs and I have used Houdini at
>> SideFX
>> Santa Monica on it, but just want to make sure
>>
>> Thanks
>> Alex
>>
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