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Old 11-08-2003, 12:40 PM   #1
Zarik
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Turn Box off?


Hey I am really new.
Is linux designed to be left running???
Ie windows like and needs to be shut down
Can I keep my box running 24 /7?

Thanks
Z
 
Old 11-08-2003, 12:59 PM   #2
trallith
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I keep it on all the time, and I've never had a problem. Of course, if you aren't running a server of some sort there's no real reason to, and it does use electricity.

You don't even have to restart when you install stuff!
 
  


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