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Old 05-28-2006, 06:27 PM   #1
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Recommendations for Linux distros that do...


Can someone recommend me some Linux distros that is good for the following:

1. Easy for a noobie to play around with.
2. Easy to obtain Windows network shares via Linux.
3. Good for setting up a FTP server.
4. Good for setting up a HTTP server.
5. Good for setting up a proxy server.

Thanks!
 
Old 05-28-2006, 06:45 PM   #2
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Why Debian ... A Sales Pitch
 
Old 05-29-2006, 12:47 AM   #3
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Mepis, SuSE, and many others. Try www.distrowatch.com
 
Old 05-29-2006, 03:16 PM   #4
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You could make a LAMP server. Any distro can do what you want, you just have to pick the one you like best.
 
  


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