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Humm... Other than the obvious (removing all signs of windows), I would have to say having a primary system (graphics design, webdesign, school projects, audio editing) with an up-time of 192 days. Of course then the power went out. I knew they sold UPS systems for a reason.
Just using it makes me far cooler than any of my friends, especially when I can ramble off normal stuff like how to compile a simple tarball and they're like "Wow, you know how to compile a tarball!". heh.
I'm so cool.
Don't laugh but the coolest thing I ever did was to write the classic
`Hello world' program in 5 languages(C/CPP/PERL/Java/Python).
Just having only Linux makes me soooooo cool among my `not-so-geeky, I-don't-know-Linux' friends. Also, like someone said, compiling tarballs make me extra cool d00d.
My coolest thing?.
Well.. been using linux for about a week but.. how about. Installing Mandrake perfectly. Getting my Inet to work, installing GFX drivers. Manifest'ing a house. Configuring Blackbox :P Getting Wine and WineX to work. Compiling appz and Mounting and etc..
Im also now 99.9% Micro$ucks Winblows free.. i still have my partition with my music and stuff on i need to get my stuff backuped of a friend