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Hi, Well this is a layman vernacular question!!!! What's a Linux box?Is it any architecture which can run Linux? Or an architecture supporting all flavours of Linux? it boxes me ...
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    Linux Box!!!!


    Hi,
    Well this is a layman vernacular question!!!!
    What's a Linux box?Is it any architecture which can run Linux?
    Or an architecture supporting all flavours of Linux?

    it boxes me ...so can anybody give me an out of the box answer !!!!

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    A Linux box is a computer running Linux.

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    Re: Linux Box!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by karthiksankar.r
    What's a Linux box?Is it any architecture which can run Linux?
    Or an architecture supporting all flavours of Linux?
    As has been said, a Linux box is a computer running Linux. An architecture that can run any Linux distro (maybe with some obscure exceptions) can run any other Linux distro. Linux was developed first for Intel x86, but has been ported to several different architectures including PowerPC, SPARC, Motorola 68xxx, MIPS, and others. Because Linux systems are often networked with computers running other operating systems, "Linux box" is used to distinguish it/them from the others.

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    It could also be a box that the Cd's come in if you buy the official sets, or is that a linux cd box?

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    i like the bold/unbold technique on the word box.

    but really...there are stupid questions. I dont happen to think that this is one, but there do exist questions that are very stupid (depends on context of course!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by onlinebacon
    It could also be a box that the Cd's come in if you buy the official sets, or is that a linux cd box?
    you have now got me pondering this.
    Today I fell and felt better, Just knowing this matters, I just feel stronger and SHARPER!!!, Found a box of sharp objects, What a beautiful THING!!! Box of Sharp Objects - The Used

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