Jul 06, 2008
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i am thinking of having linux installed.
Which is the "best" to use with maya (no renderfarm etc)?

Jul 11, 2008
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The best really depends on how linux savy you are and just plain old personal preference. A good mix of the two which is easy to install would be Ubuntu or Kubuntu.

Jul 13, 2008
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Personally I love Arch. It is the only Linux I've used that I have been able to use Maya effectively with. The wiki has a how-to for installing it too.
Arch will take some time to learn, but the result is a speedy unbloated os. If you are a beginner, I believe some have had success using Maya on Ubuntu, which is a more user friendly distro.

Aug 15, 2008
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Personally, I think Ubuntu is the most user friendly.