Re: Question

Jim Anderson (
Mon, 7 Nov 1994 16:18:20 +0100

>> <insert pithy attribution here>

> I have a question. My school wants to purchase a unix
> system to use for ftp/www/etc servers and other things. I
> am ionterseted to know what the general consensus about
> which flavor of UNIX (UnixWare,SunOS,etc) would be best to
> run in terms of Stability/support/ease of use and secondly
> raw processing speed and power. Keep in mind those things
> because this is a high school, and even if I do happen to
> nknow a lot about computers,I'm only 15, and don't have time
> in my day to call tech support every 45 minutes and ask them
> questions. There is no set price range (problably an upper
> limit of about 7000).

> I recommend you consider Linux which runs on the Intel platform. Given
that, one of the CDROM distributions (I use the Yggdrasil
distribution) would probably be best for you. This would definitely
give you the most 'bang for your buck'.

In terms of support, the Linux Usenet groups are terrific,*

Of course, *any* unix version is going to make demands on someone's


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