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Well I am glad to say that with alot of time and alot of help from here I just threw windows out and finally converted my main system to Redhat 7.2 I have been learning on the other 3 systems I have set up at my house but now I am officially a Linux Man, just thought I would put up a post as I am feeling good running such a fine OS, now where is that device manager again :-)
As soon as I get a harddisk for my 2nd machine (pII-350) I'll be Linux-solo on it. My main rig (Athlong-1.4) still has, and probably will still have Windblows on it, but only for games. I really should change the Lilo option from 'Windows' to 'DirectX Games'.
I am not that much of a gamer, I mostly do techwork and quite a bit of web design, I have been running linux alot though vmware, but that just was not good enough, however now the only way I would want to use vmware is to run Windows on it :-)
Well for webpage editing I have always used good old Notepad so it won't be hard to replace that, but I have always used photoshop and a couple of other graphic editors, so I am going to have to get used to using the linux editors, I have heard they are just as good but it will take a bit to get used to.
As for me I am a complete *nix guy now, the only place I use windows is at work to connect to UNIX servers through Reflection and browse the net, and I am getting an additional Sparc workstation for development (we use UNIX as a backend to all our production stuff), so I am thinking of converting the PC to a linux workstation. I use Photoshop for our webpage images editing, so the Gimp will be a good substitution to it (even though there are things that Gimp can't do what Photoshop can, and there are things that Gimp can do what Photoshop can't).
I would really like to convert my work system to Linux but I have a couple of problems with doing that, I am very relient on our exchange mail server, I get all my scheduling and mail though it and I need to be able to sync it to my palm, also I have to support windows problems (imagine that windows problems ) most of my day so I don't see changing over my work machine in the near future.