Re: Linux

From: Yolan (ajacks01@MAIL.COIN.MISSOURI.EDU)
Date: 08/14/97

Eduo - Tempus Fugit Pseudo Admin wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 1997, Yolan wrote:
> > As I said earlier I was having trouble with Circle MUD on NT/95.  I am
> > wondering if it would be easier and better if I tried linux. I have
> > figured out that most immortals that I know do not have windows (atleast
> > for CircleMUD) Thanks,
> Not linux, but unix, anyt flavor of unix would be a thousand times better
> than NT.
> Think linux if you have possibilities of using it, but when coming from
> Windows *ANY* unix will be much better...
> OTOH I am not sure what's the performane Chris has been getting on his
> PowerPC PowerMacintosh and that may be a n option too..
> So far I have run the thing for a few months in several different unix
> flavors and i has been a charm, I ran it in an NT box and it was much more
> painful.
> Remember, it was designed first for Unix, and then ported to other
> platforms, so you lose some flexibility on the move (specially from the
> inability of using scripts, patch, cron, etc...:)
> Luck
> Eduo
One question that is verrryyyy important for me, how much is it and
where do I get it? My mom's account at the university has unix but she
doesn't have enough disk space for me to keep it there.

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