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Old 03-11-2005, 08:18 AM   #1
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How do you relax when you use Linux?


I myself go to tty and play some music with MPlayer, surf in the net with links and lynx, chat with centericq and irssi, play Nethack and other roguelike games and I write txt and code with Emacs.

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Old 03-11-2005, 08:55 AM   #2
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Play around with the kernel "make menuconfig" or "make xconfig" just for fun.

Play my favourite MP3s in XMMS and watch a VCD or a DVD.
 
Old 03-11-2005, 09:18 AM   #3
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I have to use Windows at work all day: many restarts and frustrations, so coming home and finding my Mrs happily working away on Slackware is about the most relaxing thing in the world for me right now.

I am just happy to chill, play some music and know that I will not have to reboot any time unless I want to
 
Old 03-11-2005, 09:30 AM   #4
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I just watch a movie on mplayer, surf the web on firefox or play native Linux games like NWN....
Linux has everything I need in every situation
 
Old 03-11-2005, 09:49 AM   #5
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How do I relax when using Linux? I usually lean my chair back and position myself comfortably in my seat....
 
Old 03-11-2005, 10:24 AM   #6
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RE:

have my girlfriend massage my feet and back while I sip on cheap wine and listen to 70's pop tunes
while munching on KFC chicken strips.
 
Old 03-11-2005, 11:32 AM   #7
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I drink a large quantity of beer, preferably Peroni or Kronenbourg, and listen to some Deep House from Digitally Imported.

Dave
 
Old 03-11-2005, 11:49 AM   #8
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music with mplayer ,.... and play eternal lands while sipping tea
 
Old 03-11-2005, 12:28 PM   #9
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Listening to some music (preferably some oldies) and...browsing the LQ forums (no kidding).
Also, from time to time, backing up my Linux install really makes me feel more comfortable.
 
Old 03-11-2005, 04:24 PM   #10
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Hmm, to relax, I save my work, close all open windows, go and lie on my bed or watch tv for a while, sitting at my desk while surfing, coding or doing whatever isn't really my idea of relaxing
 
Old 03-11-2005, 06:19 PM   #11
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To relax, I reboot into Windows, fire up a freebee demo version of Gunship and then fly around blowing up enemy tanks and armoured vehicles, then I fly around blowing up friendly tanks and vehicles, then farm houses and buildings, trees and finally if I haven't run out of ammo firing into the rivers to watch the splashes. Preferably with the sound turned up... cool.

But if I'm not in the mood to reboot, then Pysol is OK but it needs more than two music tracks in it ...

floppy
 
Old 03-11-2005, 06:41 PM   #12
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I watch favorite shows on mythtv--kickass all around.
 
Old 03-12-2005, 02:11 AM   #13
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I surf the web or play a game...
 
Old 03-12-2005, 02:15 AM   #14
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Cool question!

..in my spare time...I listen to music, watch a movie, or just "play."
 
Old 03-12-2005, 08:19 AM   #15
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Listen to music...........I love Matchbox 20 and Train.
 
  


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