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View Poll Results: What OS you use more?
Linux/Unix/Similar 35 94.59%
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Old 05-27-2005, 12:11 AM   #1
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What do you use more/

Just wondering. I think I know the answer. View my other thread!
Old 05-27-2005, 12:19 AM   #2
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WooHoo!! Linux is at 100% for the moment.

fyi: cause my vote is the only one so far.
Old 05-27-2005, 01:07 AM   #3
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I personally use FreeBSD the most because i love the ports and pkg systems , slack comes in a close second with me only touching a windows box at college its like sleeping with the enemy haha
Old 05-27-2005, 01:13 AM   #4
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Gentoo was started by a fan of BSD. Gentoo's portage (emerge command) works similar and was inspired by the Daemon.

I boot into Windows XP, usually on Fridays, in order to play Day of Defeat with my sons (both are avid gamers), sometimes the only time I can contact my youngest who is in the US Air Force.

I have a gig tonight, so I guess I will find something to compile and try out in Gentoo when I leave the house instead of using Windows tonight.

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Old 05-27-2005, 02:06 AM   #5
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I mainly use Linux, but lately have been using FreeBSD a lot.
Old 05-27-2005, 05:27 AM   #6
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I don't even have Windows on my home PC. My mom has it on hers, but I don't use it. I use Windows at work, but that's only 8 hours a day. I'd say I use my slack box the most.
Old 05-27-2005, 11:11 AM   #7
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Linux of course. I have winme under qemu for one single program that I really need for an online game since it's a team game and it needs the clipboard so I can't use wine. But I only use it a few minutes per week and always under linux so I guess that means 100% linux :P
Old 05-27-2005, 11:56 AM   #8
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i use linux 99.99% of the time. i use XP .01% of the time, which is only to log in and update the anti-virus...yup yup
Old 05-27-2005, 12:06 PM   #9
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Linux only. Last time I used Windows was to reinstall it on a ladyfriend's borked computer...
I also use FreeBSD.
Old 05-27-2005, 12:38 PM   #10
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GNU/Linux, obviously. (Linux forum :P)
Old 05-27-2005, 01:45 PM   #11
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I'm really surprised... I haven't logged into Windows in over 2 weeks now. I use Linux Ubuntu more.
Old 05-27-2005, 01:50 PM   #12
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Originally posted by scuzzman
I don't even have Windows on my home PC. My mom has it on hers, but I don't use it. I use Windows at work, but that's only 8 hours a day. I'd say I use my slack box the most.
Ditto exactly, apart from using windows at work.
Old 05-27-2005, 01:53 PM   #13
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Maybe you should've posted a few more options, some percentage categories maybe. I prefer Linux and there are periods when I use it exclusively (1-2 weeks) but, unfortunately, I have to switch to Win from time to time as I'm programming with VS (I know there's Mono...but have you tried to use it?).
Anyway, my vote goes for Linux.

Wow....22 votes at the moment and Linux still has 100%

Last edited by harken; 05-27-2005 at 01:55 PM.
Old 05-27-2005, 03:24 PM   #14
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I use Win98 for almost nothing except MIDI/audio (Cakewalk & Cool Edit); SuSE Linux for everything else.
Old 05-27-2005, 03:24 PM   #15
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it is been few years without windows on my pc. I had to use it maybe 10 times this year.

Well i don't have windows at home or at work . When i have to use it , it is always about windows media player and the TMD stuff.


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