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Old 11-14-2004, 10:56 AM   #1
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Default How&What to buy for a basic Unix system

Hello, I'm new here and this is some background info about me pertaining to my question. I know nothing about Unix, except that its a stable comand line system. I'm pretty good with regular desktop PC's.

My question is this:

I'm looking for a used Unix work station to learn on and experiment with at home and I need to be pointed in the right direction, like what not to get. I wan't somthing used but not to old or outdated.

Would like to be able to also use it for CAD, and the Internet.


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Old 11-16-2004, 07:49 AM   #2
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Unix is more server orientated. try linux or BSD.

You can actualy dual boot linux distros with your windows system. I suggest redhat linux
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Old 11-26-2004, 02:56 AM   #3
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Unix is proprietary software so you'll have to pay to get it. Pay a lot actually. Try Linux or BSD but if then ur looking for updated and cutting edge stuff then go for linux. Try Fedora Core 2. Or use a Live CD if u wanna try it out without installing it 1st...
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