Hi, nice to be here. After years of both MacOS and Windows I moved over to Linux about 3 years ago and ran mostly Mint and some Arcolinux. Recently decided to try MaBox after much playing and checking things in a virtual machine first.
Currently its running on my desktop, which is an AMD-powered NUC about the size of 6 stacked CDs, but with 32Gb RAM and 2 2560x1440 screens. The initial MaBox install detected and set up everything 100% correctly - great stuff, thanks to the dev team!
Post install set up tasks, not that many for me.
- Citrix Workspace, plus install and rehash certificate
- VirtualBox for VMs for work
- Install and set up HPLIP for printing
- Steam client
- Emby Server for film/TV streaming
Hi @agaskew ,
Good to hear that you decided to install Mabox on your hardware after testing in Virtualbox.
So… welcome back to the forum
Greetings from Poland
Welcome back @agaskew.
That NUC sounds powerful, can you please share the brand/model?
Sure yes its a SimplyNUC Ruby. This is version 1 but there is a V2 out now as well.
Ryzen U mobile CPUs inside,support multiple displays, 2.5Gb ethernet, up to 64Gb RAM and two M.2 slots so you could stuff it with 10Tb storage. Everything works with kernel 5.15+ - no extra drivers needed.
No I don’t work for them - others are available!
Welcome back to the green side!
Thank you. Why isn;t this distro more popular? Its great.
Who knows, I guess distro hoppers pay attention to the most popular ones.
Funny story: Mabox caught my attention at Distrowatch’s main page.
I really like this distro so much that I almost use it exclusively. I have others booted alongside of it but this is the one that I use the most.