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  1. #51
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Florida, USA

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    I use Windows 7 on all 5 of my rigs and dual boot Ubuntu on 2 of them.

    One of my (Windows/Linux) dual boot machines (HTPC) uses a 500GB partitioned drive and the other (gaming rig) has a separate drive for each OS (W7, XP, Ubuntu).

    My office computer also has 3 MS OSs - Windows 7 Enterprise (32 bit), W7 Enterprise (64 bit) and XP (32 bit) each on their own drive.

    If all my apps would run on Linux I'd drop Windows in a heartbeat.

    My HTPC -

    ASRock 970 Extreme3
    AMD FX-4100 w/Coolermaster GeminII S cooler
    M Station HT-1100 HTPC Media Center case
    Antec 480 NeoPower PSU
    Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
    Gigabyte GV-R467ZL 4670/1GB video card
    Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB SATA hd
    Windows7 Ultimate x64 & Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (partitioned)
    Pioneer DVR-215D SATA DVD burner
    Samsung 40" 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV LN40C630

    You can teach an old dog; it just takes longer.

  2. #52
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Albuquerque NM United States

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    Primary is Ubuntu with a bit of Open Solaris (whatever it is called now) and BSD and yes I know the last two are NOT Linux...the point is I am 0% Microsloth

  3. #53
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    May 2011

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    use linux on my server
    and on my old laptop and a thin client
    Cooler Master HAF X Big Tower
    Gigabyte X58A-OC F5b
    i7 960 D0 with EK waterblock @4.2Ghz
    Corsair Dominator DHX+ DDR3 1600MHz 12GB
    OCZ Vertex 3 120gb MAX IOPS
    3x 2TB WD Caviar Green hdd
    2x EVGA 480 GTX SLi with EK waterblock [email protected] 851Mhz/memory2202Mhz
    Chieftec Nitro Series BPS-1200 1200W
    Dual boot with linux

    big thanks to Acebmxer and Lsdmeasap

  4. #54
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    Oct 2012
    Ontario, Canada

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    I Do! I Do!

    Gentoo is flav of choice.. and no, no funroll-loops here... :P

  5. #55
    G13man is offline Junior Member
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    Jan 2004
    homeless between MD and PA

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    Quote Originally Posted by G13man View Post
    separate drives in the 500, bios switch between two drives.[dual boot kept crashing ] ...RH9( with Firefox browser),98 for gaming, all other 98 and 98se, across the ms network..
    stopped using RH 9.0 since the RH were not free anymore
    then in 2003 bought a 64bit Athlon and tried PC Linux 64 bit. fast but no use for it
    tried several small Linux in older PC's [ I am a user, not a software person or tweak er ]
    since 2008 have tried every version of Ubuntu ,[but got none to work] and would try a few other brands , but none were easy to use [was still using 98SE, even on the 64 bit sys]

    now 2012 I tried [again] Ubuntu. yea success .. 12.04.1 LTS [edit-accidentally had 12.1 listed ] Ubuntu working, and am using it. 64 bit on the dual Pentium on a 945 Intel bd and 32 bit version on a Celeron 945 chip-set bd. I am finding it easy enough to figure out and get around on.[finally-user friendly] I am going to try it soon on 1 of the three AM-37 ECS Athlon [32bit] mother bd's I have. [1-98SE/FE, 1-xp,1-being repaired][old gaming systems . Broad war][and simplified systems upkeep- only three chip-sets to keep track of [the other is 910/915 chip-sets with 800 PIII ,s in storage ]
    with the new BIOS's having switchable hard drive selectable boots , I do not dual boot off of the same drive . to many problems...[XP upgrades] I went the the Long Term System because I do not want to have to keep relearning OS 's..

    ps also now using Opra browser on win systems
    pss all AMD k500 systems died, so did my beloved 64 bit Athlon all systems are trash found and repaired....
    Last edited by G13man; 02-05-2013 at 12:57 AM. Reason: 12.01.1 should be 12.04.1
    k6-2 .and . . . AMD 64bit|3.2,1G[2326],9800xt [both died] miss my 500 K's
    recycled from the trash [and in use]
    2 = 945G chipset boards 2G Celeron and dual Pentium
    3 = AM-37 FIK motherboards 2-2.6 G
    in storage 810/815 chipset P3's 800MHZ[4setup and +? not]

  6. #56
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    Jun 2009
    Bay Area, No. California

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    I use Ubuntu 12.10 now but I'll try an upgrade about once a year. Love it !

  7. #57
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    Feb 2011

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    Ubuntu 12.04, KDE Plasma Desktop.

  8. #58
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    Aug 2013

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    Screw Ubuntu, I ditched that monstrosity, and now use Arch-based Manjaro. More people need to know about it, its in beta right now, but I think it could end up replacing Ubuntu, and it should.

  9. #59
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Bendigo Australia

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    I run nas4free as my server

    and do web development on Suse

    Last project was in PHP to read energy meters via modbus and graph them

    works fairly well - currently reading energy meters down in melbourne from bendigo

  10. #60
    shazam is offline Junior Member
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    Sep 2013

    Default Re: Who runs Linux?

    Laptop Clevo P150em (i7 2630qm + 8 gb) 750 GB [100 gb to archbang (had to get bumble bee to swith between 675m and intel 3000 HD) rest Windows 7 (Vmware Mac OSX, scientific linux and Xp)]
    Desktop (i5 4670k + 16 gb) only Win 7 right now (maybe CrunchBang or some arch base linux) waiting for rma on ram :(

    In the past I had (2001) Damsmall linux (Had 56k at time )-> (07 )fedora (ok) -> (08)Ubuntu (was the best until 11.04) - > (11) mint (did not like it) -> (11) Then found arch

    Also try many different Ubuntu (xbuntu ..etc)

    Think about going to try Crunchbang. I mostly use Windows for gaming and Vmware. Linux for everything else (Coding, Matlab ...etc)

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