Some info for research I'm doing

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Some info for research I'm doing

Post by icewolfx » Sun Nov 09, 2003 11:18 pm

Ok to make a long story short I am working on a feasibility study on using the Xbox as a cheap replacement for a home computer. What I need from people who reply to this thread is what they use Gentoox on their Xbox for. Try to give a brief description of typical activities done when using Gentoox.

Note: I am not asking whether or not you think that the Xbox could be used feasibly as a home computer replacement! I might ask that question in another post, but it will be awhile.


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Post by ShALLaX » Sun Nov 09, 2003 11:45 pm

Hosting this site, and ripping dvds.

Also, works fine for web browsing, email and playing music ;) Oh and playing the ripped dvds ;)
The original Xbox adaptation of Gentoo

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Post by linbox » Mon Nov 10, 2003 1:55 am

digital slide projector on the TV to show pictures from my digital camera to friends :lol:

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Post by fuz » Mon Nov 10, 2003 2:02 am

browsing net, divX, watching divX, music, playing quake/games, holding my coffee in the cup holder/phillips drive, wherever you go.. there you are!

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Post by nobspangle » Mon Nov 10, 2003 8:32 am

surfing the net, playing games, watching movies, learning about linux
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Post by Sniper Fox » Mon Nov 10, 2003 4:29 pm

- Testing Linux things
- Showing off linux to my friend who have never seen it before
- .NET / mono test compiles

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- Waiting for 1.1 to load

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Post by Timmo » Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:55 pm

browsing the net + hosting a ftp site (come on it's only been installed 2 hours!)
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Post by magnav0x » Tue Nov 11, 2003 4:08 am

Just installed GentooX on my box yesterday, but so far I just use it for distributed computing projects :P Every little bit helps!

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Post by ¡Mysto! » Thu Nov 13, 2003 9:38 pm

Browsing the web + As a cd player(Once I get it to work) + Just installed tetex to try and use it to write some maths in LaTeX.

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Post by Vladivar » Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:29 pm

Browsing the web, listening to music, playing with linux for the first time as an experiment to see if it going to ever go on my main pc, looking at naked pictures of my girl f :D all in glorios 32inch sony vision :D

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Post by supersmithy » Sun Jan 25, 2004 6:04 pm

learning how to use linux :)

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Post by Trogdor » Sun Jan 25, 2004 10:58 pm

fuz wrote:holding my coffee in the cup holder/phillips drive
You mean there are other uses for a phillips drive??!??!!!!???!?!!?!?!?!??!!?!?!???!????????????????????????!!?!?!!!!!!!

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Oh yeah...

Post by BigFisher » Mon Jan 26, 2004 12:46 pm

There´s a long list but I´m making it short. The main thing is that you can slide down in your sofa and get it all on one screen.

Here´s some stuff I do on my XBOX:

:arrow: Web Server
:arrow: FTP Server
:arrow: Fileserver
:arrow: Send & read e-mail
:arrow: Browsing the web
:arrow: Reading/making MS Word docs (OO)
:arrow: Reading/making MS Excel docs (OO)
:arrow: Reading/making MS PowerPoint docs (OO)
:arrow: Browsing pictures
:arrow: Watching movies
:arrow: Listen to music
:arrow: Chatt with friends
:arrow: Playing games

:idea: Well I guess everything that a normal PC connected to at TV would do except harddisk recording from TV.[/img]
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Post by witchy2k4 » Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:26 pm

Basically all I use it for is a method to get my kids onto the Net and OFF my main pc!

Works a treat :)

I'll most likely start using it for other things once I've learnt a little bit more about Linux, I've installed it on my PC now, so I'll test things on the PC 1st and then do the same on the Xbox.

Xbox linux is a great way to tech yourself the ins and outs of the OS.

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Post by AErph » Tue Jan 27, 2004 8:44 pm

I use mine to Practice on linux, Play around with apache on a *nix system, and just because i can.

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