[SATLUG] Home uses for CLI

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sat Mar 28 11:22:12 CDT 2009

you can use it as a router, you can use it as a media server,  if its
powerful enough you can use it as a mythbox or linuxmce core that pumps
media to thin clients. none of these things requires much in the way of

On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 09:04 -0500, Dennis Myhand wrote:
> Matt Graham wrote:
> > Hey Guys,
> > 
> > I successfully loaded xubuntu 8.04 on a laptop with not enough resources to
> > run X.  What are some practical home uses for a Linux
> > command line?  For work I would have a pretty awesome console\telnet machine
> > but am struggling to fine a beneficial home use.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Matt
> > 
> I guess about the only things you can't do are graphics and video 
> editing.  You still have editors for text and developmental tools for 
> hacking.  It all depends on how dedicated you are to using the command line.

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