[LUNI] SuSE free on my home PC
skie at dragonsvalley.com
Sun Mar 11 16:01:25 CDT 2007
On Sunday 11 March 2007 1:47 pm, Mike Scott wrote:
> Any recommendations as to what filesystem to use on the external drive?
> EXT3 would be my best bet, but won't work if I want to back up stuff on
> my Windoze laptop.
> NTFS has issues writing in Linux and FAT is just plain dumb. Not to
> mention that I would probably have to break it into 4G partitions as
> that's the biggest FAT can handle IIRC.
There's a project that you can install on Windows that will allow it to access
EXT3 partitions without much problem. However, I can't remember the name of
it at the moment.
> I also picked up a video card from Tiger Direct for $55 and will see how
> Kubuntu likes it. I currently have my LCD connected to the VGA out on
> my system and wanted to use the DVI connector for a clearer display.
> This is an older mobo and only has an AGP-4X/8X connector, so if Linux
> supports NVidia (I believe it does), it should be good to go.
I've always prefered nVidia over ATI for Linux. I have much better luck with
nVidia then ATI when I want to use 3D (games). For basic 2D, either one will
work without much issues.
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