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robel 10-12-2008 08:10 AM

An old man from Norway saying hello.
 
Hi guys and gals!

I'm Bob, born in the late 60's, in Norway.

I've been fiddling around with Linux since mid 80's. Started with Slackware, went through Redhat and even BSD, but ended up with Slackware every time I tried to switch.

I'm kind of a "console guy", started playing with computers in the pre-Windows era. At that time we were using DOS and I got impressed by 4DOS from JP Software. I read somewhere that 4DOS was inspired from Unix and that kicked me towards Linux.

Bob

ronlau9 10-12-2008 09:13 AM

Hi BOB
Well come at LG
Hope you have a good time over here
But please do not call you're self a old man I am born 40' , because than I am a very old man
regards
ron

brianL 10-12-2008 09:35 AM

Old man? Born in the late '60's?
I was born in the mid '40's and I'm only in late middle age. :D
Welcome to LQ, kid.

GlennsPref 10-12-2008 07:02 PM

Me too, born 1963, never too old.

Welcome to LQ from DownUnder.

Regards, Glenn

robel 10-13-2008 04:57 PM

Ok, guess I'm not that old. :-)

Anyway, there's a lot of really young kids around so I guess I'm pretty old compared to them. The "dynamic" in the term young is obviously quite wide, while the term old is equally narrow.

I have a 10 years old daughter, and a 8 year old son. In less than 5 year they could be in this forum answering questions better than their father. An I was kind of grown-up when I got my first kid. Now, my daughter could have been 20 and a mother. Oh, that was not a pleasant thought, me being a grandfather. :-)

Thanks for making me feel welcome!

ronlau9 10-14-2008 01:16 AM

There is always one option left "Stay young at heart

GlennsPref 10-14-2008 08:46 PM

It's not the years in your life, it's the life in your years that count!

;-)

regards, Glenn

IsharaComix 10-14-2008 09:06 PM

So grown-ups do use Linux
 
I've been reading political science journals bashing Linux and free software all day today, and one thing they've all had in common is that they've said that the only demographic Linux and the like appeal to are young college students and teenage hackers.

I hate stereotypes. T_T

Here's a random welcome from a recent convert to Linux fresh out of high school. :)


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