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Old 12-22-2005, 03:06 AM   #1
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which linux distribution do you use? v.desktops



So how many linux users are on here? Which distribution do you use? I just installed the Ubuntu distribution on an old laptop i bought for dirt cheap. It was amazingly easy to install even for linux virgins like me and you can order a cd with it for free, actually they insist on sending you at least five so you can give them to your friends . It comes with a bunch of programs and games but some have restrictions. For example you can't play mp3s without installing a new player cause of the legal stuff behind it. I also downloaded RedHat Linux Fedora Core 4 x86, anyone tried it out?

now for all you 'linuxers', post your desktop (if you have one )

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Old 12-22-2005, 03:36 AM   #2
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pfft... linux. GEOS is where the party is.

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Old 12-22-2005, 03:40 AM   #3
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Windows > *nix
nuff said
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Old 12-22-2005, 08:41 AM   #4
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I've got Suse, love it... although I've been using Windows a lot more lately for poker playing.

What do u guys use *nix for?
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Old 12-22-2005, 02:35 PM   #5
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Windows > *nix
nuff said
Genius comment.

I work with Redhat Enterprise 4.0 most of the day. However my distro of choice is Debian. No desktop, just terminal. So no screenshot.

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Old 12-22-2005, 05:13 PM   #6
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Fedora Core 4 on my desktop and laptop, but I'm mostly a Windows user. We use Redhat in VM's (ESX) at work, but mostly Windows servers there as well.
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