TR Community scoreboard for May 6, 2011 - Nix generic PCs

In this weekly recap post, you'll get a quick look at the top discussions and members on the TechRepublic forums.

In the hottest post this past week, Erik Eckel urged consultants not to sell and then deploy generic "white-box" computers and servers, because they're unreliable. Find out if the TR community agreed in the discussion thread. You'll also learn what other topics and members were the most active on the boards.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. Why consultants should not sell generic PCs and servers (Erik Eckel)
  2. Ubuntu 11.04: Installation stumbling block and post-install impressions (Jack Wallen)
  3. Poll: Apple or Google -- which do you trust more with your data? (Jason Hiner)
  4. Poll: Has Microsoft lost its evil corporation status to Google and Apple? (Mark Kaelin)
  5. Big Brother is YOU watching (Todd Fluhr)
TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. SinisterSlay (54 posts)
  2. apotheon (48 posts)
  3. seanferd (44 posts)
  4. Palmetto (41 posts)
  5. AnsuGisalas (37 posts)
TR members with the most Votes Up in the Discussions forum

  1. Palmetto (60)
  2. apotheon (53)
  3. Sterling Chip Camden and Tony Hopkinson (42)
  4. seanferd (37)
  5. Neon Samurai (29)
TR members with the most Votes Up in the Q&A forum

  1. seanferd, OH Smeg, and Tony Hopkinson (2)
Top spam busters

  1. AnsuGisalas (8)
  2. Tony Hopkinson (6)
  3. Palmetto (5)
  4. PurpleSkys (3)
  5. MacNewton, DSG7, glennho, and seanferd (1)

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