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View Poll Results: How often do you reboot your Linux desktop?
Daily 157 38.67%
Weekly 46 11.33%
Monthly 50 12.32%
Only for kernel updates 133 32.76%
Never 20 4.93%
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Old 07-30-2014, 05:06 AM   #16
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Shut down last thing at night/early morning; switch on after breakfast.
 
Old 07-30-2014, 05:46 AM   #17
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I shutdown whenever I'm done using the computer...
 
Old 07-30-2014, 06:54 AM   #18
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I shutdown whenever I'm done using the computer...
ditto ::
 
Old 07-30-2014, 06:58 AM   #19
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I shutdown whenever I'm done using the computer...
To add on, I always have and one of the reasons I use Linux way more often than Windows is that it boots faster...
 
Old 07-30-2014, 07:50 AM   #20
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More than daily. Whenever I leave for very long or when it acts up again. (Finding help at my level of non-expertise for Pinguy Linux, other than installation, is not possible.)
 
Old 07-30-2014, 08:26 AM   #21
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I rarely reboot my machines, except my laptop and I usually only do that when traveling. My five fixed-location machines currently have uptimes of 110 days, 172 days, 172 days, 237 days, and 347 days.
 
Old 07-30-2014, 08:39 AM   #22
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The Arch desktop gets rebooted whenever an update requires it. More often than you would think.
 
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Old 07-30-2014, 07:31 PM   #23
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1 minute was knocked out the storm
 
Old 07-30-2014, 08:03 PM   #24
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Desktop once a day, laptop whenever I am done with it
 
Old 07-31-2014, 01:04 PM   #25
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I turn my computers off when I'm not using them for more than an hour or so, so my main system gets booted up more than once a day (if I'm at home), laptop two or three times a week, and my second desktop (Linux/Windows dual-boot) on as as-wanted basis.
 
Old 07-31-2014, 02:34 PM   #26
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On kernel updates. With Fedora that's about once a week.
 
Old 07-31-2014, 02:36 PM   #27
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I said "never:" that really means when I install a full Slackware release.

My systems run on always-on UPS, the two data base servers haven't been rebooted for months, the desktop I work on for months, the lap top is usually off anyway (because I really don't like the thing too much). So far, the UPS hasn't shut anything down this year and only once last year when the battery went flat (in about May of 2013) when the power was gone for four days from a huge storm.

I attribute most of this to the stability and reliability of Slackware; they just sit there mumbling to themselves and don't cause problems.
 
Old 07-31-2014, 04:01 PM   #28
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It may be a good idea to make the poll multiple choice, a few of us have multiple machines that are treated differently.
 
Old 07-31-2014, 04:04 PM   #29
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It may be a good idea to make the poll multiple choice, a few of us have multiple machines that are treated differently.
Thanks for the feedback. In retrospect it likely would have been a good idea, but it's unfortunately not possible to change it now.

--jeremy
 
Old 07-31-2014, 04:27 PM   #30
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I switch of at the end of the day, other then that never have had to reboot.
 
  


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