Re: [OxLUG] Fwd: RE: SFF linux workstation/server

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Author: Mark Poolman
To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Fwd: RE: SFF linux workstation/server

> > From: Andrew Foulsham <>
> > To:
> > Subject: RE: [OxLUG] SFF linux workstation/server
> > Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:32:49 +0100
> >
> > How about one of the Transtec boxes? I've used a couple as linux
> > desktops without any problems. They can be bought with a linux
> > distro preinstalled, and so compatibility issues should not arise. I
> > haven't tried their USFF boxes (small stack of cd cases size), but
> > the SFF ones have been great. They use Realtek ethernet chipsets -
> > or at least those I've used did. They are also fairly cheap!
> > Hope that helps
> > Andrew
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2nd that. I've just bought a bunch of those (AMD64 variant) and been
very pleased with them. If you get Linux preinstalled it'll be Suse and
quite expensive, but you can buy without an OS - Ubuntu was painless for
me. Monitors are pretty expensive, I'd look elsewhere for those.