Recommended (simple) Linux distro for Livecode server home dev/test?

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Sat May 9 16:52:06 EDT 2020


On 5/9/20 6:46 AM, Keith Clarke via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Which distro(s) would you recommend for a Linux newbie as the easiest way to repurpose an old PC, Mac Laptop or Mini to host Livecode Server for lightweight ‘LAMP/LAML' dev/test dabbling?
> 
> I’ve never had a Linux desktop machine and server-wise, never had to delve below C-Panel & WHM on hosted VPS Linux environments - so am very much the newbie on this.
> 
> Hardware specs would be useful, too - to gauge how far back on the cupboard to reach to source an appropriate box!

Agreed that it's Ubuntu. Shouldn't have to worry about the hardware 
specs, but do note that the LC release notes limit the "officially 
supported" Ubuntu versions to 14.04 and 16.04, if that matters to you 
(hint: it shouldn't).


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