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View Poll Results: What is the most suitable job for LINUX/Unix
Server 8 50.00%
3ds workstation 0 0%
Business productively office teams 3 18.75%
Client box 0 0%
Creazy project and toy 2 12.50%
GAMES and multimedia 1 6.25%
None of the above !! 2 12.50%
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Old 05-08-2005, 12:19 PM   #1
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Post What is the most suitable job for LINUX/Unix


What do you think linux is for what situation ?

server

3d workstation

business productively

client box

games

creazy project


 
Old 05-08-2005, 12:26 PM   #2
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server...
 
Old 05-08-2005, 12:31 PM   #3
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Office productivity. A Linux network is the bet way to roll out many PCs - the sysadmin keeps control, the employees keep the flexibility - and it scales nicely.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 12:36 PM   #4
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Linux can do all those things very well, however, the numbers don't lie, Linux rules the server market...

http://news.netcraft.com/archives/20...er_survey.html

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Old 05-08-2005, 12:42 PM   #5
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I said none of the above, but maybe i should have said multimedia.
I noticed on http://linuxmovies.sourceforge.net/software/index.html
that film is very linuxy now: think scale-able, render-farm.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 12:52 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by spindles
I said none of the above, but maybe i should have said multimedia.
I noticed on http://linuxmovies.sourceforge.net/software/index.html
that film is very linuxy now: think scale-able, render-farm.
a render farm falls under the server category, not multimedia...
 
Old 05-08-2005, 02:09 PM   #7
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Moved to General.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 03:13 PM   #8
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Server is the answer I'd give, though I use it for multiple reasons.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 05:11 PM   #9
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I am sorry to sound negative but if the poll had been "what are most Linux/Unix boxes used for?" I would have answered {{{servers}}} after a moments thought. I would probably have spent the next few hours beating myself up because I didn't really know the answer but I had answered. The question in this case is "What is the most suitable job for LINUX/Unix" --- I do not have a Windows box at my disposal here at home and have finally limited my workplace to 6 Windows 98 (SE!!!!!! ) out of 30 Mandrake/Suse and Debian boxes. Linux has to do everything for me so it has to be suitable for everything. Sometimes I am forced to pull pieces of my own hair out while trying to find a Linux solution to a what would be a simple job in a Windows environment, but in the end I have a superior solution. I don't need high-end graphics or video yet so perhaps I don't have the "need" for the requirements of an OS that this poll demands.
Perhaps I should just go to bed.
typos edited one minute after posting.

Last edited by esteeven; 05-08-2005 at 05:12 PM.
 
Old 05-08-2005, 08:36 PM   #10
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I am a Network Admin and we use linux for both server and client and I must say it is nice to use it for server but for client I prefer windows. What we did to minimize overhead is set up a W2k3 box and enabled Terminal services and now all the unix dudes use that. *we need software only available in windows*
 
  


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