[Sidefx-houdini-list] Best Linux distro

Alex Lim list at poh-yee.com
Tue May 11 15:18:03 EDT 2010


Funny, I am still a sucker to the pretty desktops and visual effects 
like that of Win7/OSX, but when it comes to production works and 
developments, it's all shell and vi...

Speaking of shell, anyone using zsh here?

Cheers!
Alex



On 5/11/2010 8:48 AM, Robert Kelly wrote:
> Depending on your GIU preference you may want to go Kubuntu if you
> prefer KDE in staid of Gnome.
>
> On 11 May 2010 07:57, John Coldrick<jc at axyzfx.com>  wrote:
>>
>>         There is no best, try a couple that intrigue you, see how you take to it and
>> what it does for you.  I'm an OpenSuse guy myself(we're all on 11.2 here), and
>> Ubuntu is obviously very popular.  Centos is pretty solid but arguably a
>> little less of a desktop experience.
>>
>>         A big part of it is how long you want to invest in trying them out.  If
>> you're in a rush and had a good experience with Ubuntu, it's probably best to
>> stick with what you know.  Not everyone needs to be a hacker.  :)
>>
>>         Cheers,
>>
>>         J.C.
>>
>> On Monday 10 May 2010 09:16:44 pm Alex Czetwertynski wrote:
>>> 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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>> jc at axyzfx.com
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