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What OS would you use for a simple fileserver and why? [closed]

Im looking to set up a simple fileserver: 5 - 7 clients - Mixed Windows, Linux, Mac OSX - connecting over wireless and wired Serving ~200GB content - Photos, MP3's, ISO's etc What OS would you ...
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What is good about the BSDs?

I've used Ubuntu on and off since Warty Warthog. I was thinking about installing Jaunty soon; but I noticed that over the weekend NetBSD 5.0, Dragonfly BSD 2.2.1, OpenBSD 4.5, and FreeBSD 7.2 have all ...
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what is the difference between linux and solaris OS?

What is the basic difference between Linux and Solaris? As both the OS are derived from UNIX so where lies the difference between Linux and Solaris? Are they because of creation by different ...
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What is the difference between Sever and Consumer OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is Windows Server different from regular Windows? What is the difference between server and consumer operating systems - the examples I have in mind being Windows 7 ...
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How do you choose a server Operating System? [closed]

What are criteria that you should be aware for choosing an operating system for a specified server (apart the fact that software needed is only available on 1 platform) ? For example, if I'm building ...