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Old 07-24-2005, 05:08 PM   #1
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registering Linux


Where do I go to register Linux? And am I registering my particular distribution, or the Linux operating system?
 
Old 07-24-2005, 05:14 PM   #2
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Is this a joke? If not, then there's no registration required... maybe suse or redhat want you to join their club, but there's no real benefit, and any less commerical distro's won't do anything like this at all
 
Old 07-24-2005, 05:15 PM   #3
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why do you want to register your linux distro/usage?
 
Old 07-24-2005, 05:33 PM   #4
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What distribution? One that you paid for? If so, go to the company's website and see there. If you got it for free, there is no regristration or official support.
If this is for support, I think LQ is the first place to go.
 
Old 07-24-2005, 05:48 PM   #5
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he might be referring to the registered linux users at the linux counter site...link is in my signature...if that's what he means

if thats it, you're just registering yourself as user, not a specific distro, and you can register your machine too, if you wish...

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Old 07-24-2005, 07:39 PM   #6
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Yes, I am referring to all the Linuxquestions.org members whose signatures say "Registered Linux user xxxxxxxx." Sorry for being unclear.
 
Old 07-24-2005, 07:54 PM   #7
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Thanks for that link. I have signed up; the counter says I am Registered Linux User #395039.

[cough] Crikey...does that mean I have to regenerate in an alcove and be a tertiary adjunct of a unimatrix? Please say no...if I wanted to sleep in a box, I'd become a vagrant; and if I wanted to be a Trekker again...well, I can't imagine that.
 
Old 07-24-2005, 08:09 PM   #8
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Originally posted by joshknape
Thanks for that link. I have signed up; the counter says I am Registered Linux User #395039.

[cough] Crikey...does that mean I have to regenerate in an alcove and be a tertiary adjunct of a unimatrix? Please say no...if I wanted to sleep in a box, I'd become a vagrant; and if I wanted to be a Trekker again...well, I can't imagine that.
not a problem...you really weren't that unclear if i figured out what you meant...lol

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Old 07-25-2005, 05:03 AM   #9
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Originally posted by detpenguin
he might be referring to the registered linux users at the linux counter site...link is in my signature...if that's what he means

if thats it, you're just registering yourself as user, not a specific distro, and you can register your machine too, if you wish...

Good catch.
 
Old 07-25-2005, 07:08 AM   #10
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Be aware of course that being a "registered linux user" is absolutely pointless other than you wanting to contribute to a largely unreliable statistic. just a gimmick.
 
Old 07-25-2005, 07:11 AM   #11
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Thanks for that link. I have signed up; the counter says I am Registered Linux User #395039.
i prefere having a name, rather than being a number :-)
 
  


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