Best linux builds?

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benw7701
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I'm just curiuos if anyone has compiled a "made to order" build for a DAW-only machine. Or is this unecessary? If so, what is the best distro to use?

leon
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I'd check out http://dynebolic.org/ - I'm writing this comment from within what is a great distribution well equiped with stuff like Ardour, Rosegarden, Audacity, etc. And it's all FSF-approved free as in freedom if you're a purist like me. Recommended! :-)

peppo
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And associated with rasta culture... "yay".

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If you're running a 64bit system, you might want to look at

http://64studio.com/

I've had it installed and it's quite useable.

I'm running Gentoo at the moment and it's been the best experience so far in getting audio apps compiled and running well.

ckg
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Gentoo has been very good to us. Started with Debian, but Gentoo is so much more easily flexed. We're running a dual opteron with both a 64 bit and also a 32 bit installation.

k_stoyanov
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Im using PCLinuxOS. Its the perfect distro, chek it and you will know why :)

Markinoko
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Linux from scratch rules...

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Hi
I am playing with OPENSUSE 10.1, and i think it's realy QL linux distro. With jackLAB repository ant apt-get tool its very easy to add/remove packages, Arudor works nice. Its worth to try in my opinion, but ckg wrote about gentoo - its realy great distro, need more time to install from sources -- but after installation works realy great
If i had time (when my dotyher grow up a little) i will isntall gengoo

Filip Kaluza
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