[Sidefx-houdini-list] Best Linux distro

Ron Schab ron.schab at gmail.com
Tue May 11 22:21:54 EDT 2010


"Funny, I am still a sucker to the pretty desktops and visual effects
like"

-> So am I when resources allow it - but isn't/hasn't linux taken over in
that as well?!?!

just look at i.e. xgl/compiz and so forth :)


Ron Schab
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On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 05:18, Alex Lim <list at poh-yee.com> wrote:

> 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
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> ---
> >> John Coldrick
> >> 416-504-0425
> >> jc at axyzfx.com
> >> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you're not in
> shape
> >> for it, it's too far to walk back.
> >>   - Franklin P. Jones
> >>
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