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Old 10-09-2007, 04:21 PM   #16
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No, I mean your actual age.

I just started learning linux about a year ago...
Old 10-09-2007, 04:51 PM   #17
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Kind of impolite to ask people age in a public forum, don't you think?

If it is any good to you when I started using computer I carried a deck of cards. There were only mainframes computers in those days and people had to punch a paper tape just to run a program, as everything was done in "batch". An operating system was managed by full time "System Operators" and public users had no access to it.

We submitted our input by a deck of cards (each card record one line of text, 128 characters if my memory serves me right) or paper tapes and the output was always a lineprint output.

May be that is the reason why I am now hungry of owning as many as operating systems as possible.

The first PC I owned had more ram than the company's central computer. My first hard disk was bigger than their entire fleet of exchangeable hard disks too.

I am a Linux newbie but in my 3 years with Linux I probably have learned more than the last 30 years with Windows.

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Old 10-10-2007, 10:02 AM   #18
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Yeah I guess you're right about the age thing... But I was just wondering.
And thank you for all the info. =) Twas helpful though I never got rid of my boot loader... But I'm not going to worry about it any more...
Wow 30 yrs with Dos huh...
Yea I'm only 14 but I'm learning quite fast.



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