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Old 11-14-2012, 10:32 AM   #16
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I am using it cause after 18 years of windows pc repair services I wanted a new challenge, and I don't like the direction windows is going with 8, I mean it reminds me of a damn McDonalds cash register... way to dumb things down for the masses, micro$oft...

-OcO-
Bwahahaha................

Rightly said.

Linux once tasted always wanted.
 
Old 11-14-2012, 12:21 PM   #17
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If you are using Linux, what is reason its? Why do you use Linux?
I use it, but I don't know why I'm using it Most people uses Linux, and I wonder why they use this operation system..

What is advantage of Linux?

If you answer me, I'll be happy..
This is the same question than:
why a banana is good? or why an old cognac is good? or why a ferrari is good? why a swim in the Caribbean is good?
test it when you can.
you will see; you will stay with it.
before you test it, ask here again which linux variant (depending of your hardware and for which use).
Or ask a friend to install it and show it to you. You will stay with it. 99,9% chance (the 0,1% missing for achieving 100%, the reason why you would not stay is because your friend was not installing it properly or you want to show off with your windoze 8 or your apple pc).
See my signature: all linux. Only one windows 7 to show to my family members that windows is for gaming only, poor, old fashioned, full of nutty viruses.. to be avoided like a zombie. no one objected.

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Old 11-14-2012, 01:39 PM   #18
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See my signature: all linux. Only one windows 7 to show to my family members that windows is for gaming only, poor, old fashioned, full of nutty viruses.. to be avoided like a zombie. no one objected.
Yet the machine you used to post this was a Windows 7 machine!
 
Old 11-14-2012, 06:26 PM   #19
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I use linux because it does everything I need from basic tasks to advance tasks. My favorite aspect of linux is shell scripting. You take commands and write shell script around them to make custom programs to do what you want. Linux kicks ASS!!!
 
Old 11-14-2012, 11:08 PM   #20
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Why do i use Gnu/Linux? Because i'm able to use it the way i want to, and not the way a company wants me to use it. (Although, Redhat may be changing that with the influence they're having; pushing systemd ect)
Why not a different Free Operating system then, one may ask, such as FreeBSD? Well to be honest, i rely on mobile broadband, and i am unable to connect to the internet without network manager. I've tried wvdial, but couldn't connect, granted i haven't spent a lot of time trying with wvdial though. Network manager isn't available on other Free operating systems, so that makes it hard for me to use anything other than Windows, Os X and Gnu/Linux.

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I use linux because it does everything I need from basic tasks to advance tasks. My favorite aspect of linux is shell scripting. You take commands and write shell script around them to make custom programs to do what you want. Linux kicks ASS!!!
But your user name is Linuxhater?

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Old 11-14-2012, 11:30 PM   #21
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But your user name is Linuxhater?
Yeah, I did that on purpose to throw off people

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:07 AM   #22
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Because it WORKS. Flawlessly. As simple as that.
Faster, safer, reliable, free, not monolithic, and probably another million of reasons one can think of. I can't think of an advantage of Windows (any version, the more recent the worse). As a programmer myself, I had once to develop a program on Windows, and I ended up using tools mimicking GNU/Linux behavior on an environment that everything is obviously NOT made for serious work.
As for gaming, which a friend here mentioned as an advantage of Windows, more and more developers realize the need to make their games Linux-compatible. And, in any case, if a game won't play on Linux, it isn't worth playing.
 
Old 11-15-2012, 05:45 AM   #23
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I don't know why you, doqi28, should use Linux. But I use it mainly because I find it a lot more interesting than Windows.
 
Old 11-15-2012, 07:34 AM   #24
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Yet the machine you used to post this was a Windows 7 machine!
see my signature "Samsung NC10 plus Win7"
The children had it booted with win7 on the kitchen table.
But I prefer linux (like now: PC with TinyCoreLinux).
 
Old 11-15-2012, 07:57 AM   #25
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http://bit.ly/T3aYl0
 
Old 11-15-2012, 08:33 AM   #26
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Here's a point about linux that I love that I don't hear people mention much.
Once you know it you never really have to learn it again.

For example:
I've been using windows since 92. I started with win 3.1.
I started using Redhat linux in 94.
In succession of windows, they make such an effort to change all the things that don't work that they don't stop to consider that some people don't want to change. Imagine if you stopped using your windows machine in 95 and started using it now. you would be completely lost.

I've changed distro's many times, but as far as the user environment on my linux box, what has changed?
Nothing, unless I wanted it too.
I still have the same goto commands and functuonality that I had nearly 20 years ago. Sure technology has improved. but every single improvement is optional.

It bothers me that Microsoft seems to believe that advances in hardware serve no purpose other than to support their bloated us. So every new generation of hardware comes with a new more uselessly bloated windows.

My Gentoo system is fast functional, runs linux as well as windows apps in wine quite well; Looks great despite that it is very minimal; and uses a fraction of the memory.
 
Old 11-15-2012, 01:10 PM   #27
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cool. how you have done it?
 
Old 11-15-2012, 01:25 PM   #28
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I can answer that for you. Go to http://lmgtfy.com/ and enter your search criteria. Hit google search button and a generated link will appear at the bottom. You also have three options to copy, shorten or preview this link.

lmgtfy means Let Me Google That For You

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:54 PM   #29
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Thanks for all comments

I also have a question, that is what distro of linux do you suggest for programming? I use Ubuntu, but I also want to use other distributions like Debian, RedHat etc.

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Old 11-15-2012, 05:11 PM   #30
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I now use Linux because it's extremely fun and I've always wanted to do more in depth work with computers; always talked about going into schooling for computer programming and web design but in reality I'm not making an effort to learn anything. Linux is best at these things, and it's a culture shock to use in the first place compared to babysitting Windows.

I'm hardly Linux savy, but when I picked my distro I was looking to stay away from specifically Ubuntu. I was pointed towards Debian when I asked for a stable distro to learn on and that's the direction I took. I don't know if it's exactly the best for programming, but it's what I was suggested, with programming on it as a factor in mind.
 
  


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