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Originally posted by xterminatorx890i
"One of the reasons why people use linux is because using it make people feel "smarter". Right!?"
That may be one but its down low on the list below,
Overall, It Runs better than Windows
Very little spyware
Fun to play around with, and sometimes really challenging to the point of pissing you off and wanting to shoot your monitor...Well, that might not be a reason.
Open source code
Etc.... Originally posted by xterminatorx890i
Although this may be a reason... my primary reason is that I am (deep-down) a programmer. I like to write code, be able to view and change code, and even more -- I like my environment to reflect the mindset of a coder. The *nix environment really was written to reflect the mindset of programmers -- which does make it confusing to some people.
But I like being able to program everything from a small shell script to whatever else I need. I don't want to rely on the window manager doing things the "right" way -- because often someone else's right way won't work for me.