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View Poll Results: What operating system(s) do you have on your computer?
MacOS 21 22.58%
Windows 49 52.69%
Linux 19 20.43%
Chrome 4 4.30%
Free BSD 0 0%
other Unix based 0 0%
KERNAL 0 0%
other 0 0%
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#31 Old 03-03-2010, 09:40 PM
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A proud and happy GNU/Linux user here!!!
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#32 Old 03-04-2010, 10:37 PM
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Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 with active directory because Unix and Linux servers with ldap is too difficult to learn.
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#33 Old 03-05-2010, 10:08 AM
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#34 Old 03-07-2010, 09:51 AM
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#35 Old 03-08-2010, 05:52 AM
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#36 Old 03-08-2010, 02:22 PM
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Mac, Windows, and Linux. I use Windows XP on my primary machine which requires me to run ArcGIS software for school. My other machine runs Slackware (Linux) for personal stuff, and my previous employer for whom I did graphics work for seven years used Macs exclusively. I honestly love all three for what they are good at. Each one has it's strong points and I can use all three interchangeably. I hope that makes me somewhat employable after I leave school.
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#37 Old 03-08-2010, 02:24 PM
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I used to use Slackware extensively but haven't for a while. I should stick the latest release in a VM and see where they're at these days.

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I used to use Slackware extensively but haven't for a while. I should stick the latest release in a VM and see where they're at these days.

Slackware will always be slackware of course. I initially started using it because it's the oldest and most Unix-like of the bunch and forces you to learn Linux from the ground up, which is something I was specifically interested in at the time. Now I can't see giving it up. I just love the simplicity and customizability of it. As an experienced user yourself you know how challenging it can be, but oh boy is it worth it.
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#39 Old 03-08-2010, 02:46 PM
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mac. i'm on an older eMac, 10.4.

will soon be upgrading to the new 27" imac. i was just in the apple store last week checking them out.
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#40 Old 03-09-2010, 07:03 AM
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Currently using Windows 7 on my desktop and on my EeePC netbook.
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#41 Old 03-12-2010, 06:14 PM
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Using a Linux distro called PCLinuxOS. Installed it on a brand new laptop, everything worked, even the built in wireless.

Everything is fast and works great!
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#42 Old 03-14-2010, 05:24 AM
 
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Hm. Never heard of that one before.

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#43 Old 03-14-2010, 08:05 AM
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#44 Old 03-14-2010, 09:18 AM
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I run Windows 7, and adore it. My mother has a MacBook Pro and I use that too when I work for her. I'm not a huge fan. It works and all, but it has its issues. (My mother bought the Mac thinking, "Omg, they have like, no problems!!!" and her eyes about bugged out of her head when she realized the thing drops the signal from her wireless mouse like it's its goddamn job, and messes with her internet connection constantly, AND freezes up. Heh... Yeah, Mom, now you're a Mac. Welcome!)



Basically, so far the sleekness doesn't make up for the fact that every time I try to do something, I encounter at least one problem I wouldn't on a PC.



For example, I was trying to set her up with a blog. And I was trying to find really good, FREE desktop blogging software. There were a bunch of great options to choose from for Windows. For Mac? Hahahaha, not so much. There was NOTHING. Crap like that annoys the hell out of me.
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#45 Old 03-21-2010, 06:20 PM
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On my mac pro i have mac snow leopard 10.6 on the G4 mac i have tiger 10.4. I also like alot of macies have dual boot windows and linux... didnt want it got the computer for free lol people that buy macs probably have cash to waste so a few extra quid aint gonna hurt lol (wish i had extra cash lol £20 to last till friday lol) anyway i wanna get one of those dell alienware computers they look sexy (omg what is wrong with me)
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#46 Old 03-22-2010, 11:15 PM
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We're a split household...a couple of Macs and a couple of others with some crazy thing called "L i n u x".



How bout y'all?





Fedora rules.









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#47 Old 03-23-2010, 08:56 AM
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XP Pro on my home desktop and my old laptop (which basically just serves to hold my music so I can connect to it from any other machine via wireless network at this point) and my new laptop runs Windows 7.



I like Macs and would own one if they weren't so horribly expensive and were compatible with more games.
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I have Windows 7 + Mac OS X on my laptop. Ubuntu Linux on my desktop and I use Mac OSX and Windows XP at work.



...erm so yea... "everything".
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#49 Old 04-05-2010, 05:01 PM
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I change it frequently.



I have had in the last two years, Vista32, Vista64, XP32, XP64, Fedora 12 (x86_64), and an Ubuntu live CD I use to edit partitions.
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I used the ever hated Vista and have had no issues with it =)
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#51 Old 05-15-2011, 05:42 PM
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#52 Old 05-15-2011, 10:35 PM
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Windows XP. I bought this computer when Vista came out and XP machines were disappearing, because I had heard really bad things about Vista and knew that XP worked ok.
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#53 Old 05-21-2011, 10:25 AM
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I use a Mac.
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#54 Old 05-31-2011, 05:05 AM
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I use both around 50% - Personally prefer to do all my photo-editing/music collecting on OS X and actually find I can get more done on my XP laptop.
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#55 Old 05-31-2011, 07:02 PM
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#56 Old 06-13-2011, 12:49 PM
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We're a split household...a couple of Macs and a couple of others with some crazy thing called "L i n u x".

Love Linux (even if I supposedly pronounce it wrong) but unfortunately until I graduate from school in August I must run Windows-only software (ArcGIS). Right now I've got Windows 7 on my machine and like it a lot. Glad I went right from XP to this and skipped the whole Vista thing.
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Currently using Windows 7, but considering making the leap to Mac.

My last employer used Macs exclusively and although it took some initial adjustment (and downright rebelliousness on my part) in the end I grew to love it!
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#59 Old 06-13-2011, 03:28 PM
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The only thing I use a PC (Windows 7) for is games.

I do work and everything else on a Mac.
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Windows 7 for some programs and games, Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04) for general use.

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