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I would like to start a thread that is sort of a survey. I hope I don't violate forum rules. I would like to know the preferred linux distro as against the present status of the user like employment status(or if the user is still studying),age group perhaps and maybe nationality(general).
Let me start with myself. I belong to the 30+ age group.I work as a biomedical engineer in a university hospital and I am from Asia.
I use Peanut linux for day to day actvities like web browsing.It has almost everything I need . I also have slackware 9 installed in my hd for "experimentation".
thanks all for replying !
I will probably make a graph to show the results.That is when there will be enough replies to have a sense of validity.(there have been 35 views as I write this but only 4 replies so far)
Distribution: Fedora Core 2, SuSE 9.1 Professional
Work: Corporate Aircraft Pilot
Location: Chicago Area
Distro: Red Hat and Fedora
Main machine dual booted with WinXP on the "other side"
Test machine dual booted with Win 2000 on the "other side" for testing
beta software. Most of my work is now done in Linux using OpenOffice.org
and the GIMP. Also just started using Scribus compiled from source.
location: American living in China
work: sometimes - build and repair comps
If I could get a Linux distro to recognize all my hardware, and get something to replace PageMaker (maybe Scribus), Photoshop (maybe The Gimp), and Dreamweaver (keep dreaming!), then I would NEVER boot this comp into Windblows again! Right now my KDE is hosed, and I booted W2K to be able to use a browser to read and look for help. Where in Asia are you? It's a mighty big continent, you know
Moved: More suitable in the Distro forum. Regards.
Even though we really have ton's of threads asking this, well, maybe not the age too but you could get alot of this info maybe looking at the existing threads and possibly get the age by the members profile.
Occupation: PC Consultant
Location: SK., Canada
Fav. Distro: ALT Linux Junior 2.2 - We use Junior for all of our home and office computing. Functions include: office work, finances, on-line work, networking, web page development, desktop publishing, advertising, multi-media production, some gaming and other entertainment (music, on-line radio, etc.). It has great hardware detection and automatically sets up Samba and LinNeighborhood by default.
I have Knoppix and Gnoppix on hand to demonstrate Linux to potential clients, as well as Libranet 2.0 for those rare occasions when I have clients who have older PC hardware (133's and lower).