View Full Version : LW and Ubuntu?

11-23-2008, 02:43 PM
I have a couple of Lightwave render farm related questions. I'm thinking of adding some more computers to a render farm that don't have operating systems and I don't really want to buy Windows (Especially Vista) for each one.

1> Can you run a LW render node on Ubuntu?
2> Can you map a network drive in Ubuntu the same way you map one in Windows?

I haven't had a chance to try it myself yet but was wondering if anyone already new the answers to these questions.

Thanks in advance,

11-24-2008, 02:24 AM
look in the screamernet forum, there's a tutorial for running screamernet under Wine

11-24-2008, 03:31 AM
I tried running lw (not with screamernet) using Kubuntu and it works great. Like biliousfrog says there is a tutorial for setting up screamernet.

11-24-2008, 09:19 AM
Hey thanks guys, I'll check it out.