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October 12, 2013, 02:53:56 AM
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Title pretty much says it all. Which operating systems and versions/distros do you use?

I use Crunchbang Linux (Debian w/ openbox and some amazing out-of-the-box configs and themes)

I also use a Chromebook with Ubuntu XFCE when I need portability and/or decent battery life.
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October 12, 2013, 05:52:04 AM
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inb4 winhate and crapple

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October 12, 2013, 06:15:12 AM
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Window 7.

Hate linux cause have to flash GPU in-order to reduce the voltage which also void the warranty.

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October 12, 2013, 06:26:37 AM
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Win7

but I like winxp and ubuntu

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October 12, 2013, 06:43:18 AM
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I dual boot Fedora 16 and Windows 7. I only use Windows 7 because I have to for some things though. I do not like Windows at all.
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October 12, 2013, 07:38:06 AM
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1.elementary os on my main "workstation"
 -i fell in love with this distro a few months ago and absolutely love it. only thing that drives me crazy is inability to place desktop items and inability to add unsigned packages/binaries/executables to the dock.

2. windows8 for ease of use with my block erupters/windows compiling jobs. i use this computer most of the time because its newer and faster than my others.
- once i installed classic shell, it made it much easier for me to work with windows 8.
-malware bytes pisses me off to no end with its constant warnings about some peer i'm connnected to in <insertcoinnamehere/utorrent> network.
3.ubuntu server
- just cuz its probably the best server os ever
4.tinycorelinux on my i586 dell slow-as-shitbook
-its ok i guess, pretty useless if you're a linux newb, but intriguing if you're a nerd



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October 12, 2013, 07:43:08 AM
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I dual boot Manjaro Linux along with Win 7 Ultimate. Ihave a media pc in the den that has Win 7 cause I need WMC to support the DVB-s Sat Tuner software I use. I got sick of removing malware on a regular basis, so I rarely use windows unless I feel the urge to game. I have a Media server running a Slackware Distro that has been running 24/7 for three years without a hitch. I have 20TB of Movies and TV on it.

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October 12, 2013, 07:46:23 AM
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Windows 8 (is shitty and spying)
Debian (good, but not for most wifi  Tongue)
Mint (some problems but not much)
Mac OS X (pretty good so far, haven't used it much though)

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October 12, 2013, 09:28:05 AM
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Arch Linux on both of my laptop  Grin

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October 12, 2013, 09:44:15 AM
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win7 ultimate 64  Wink


 
 
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October 12, 2013, 09:52:00 AM
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Win7 Ultimate, Win7 Home Premium, Ubuntu 10, MINEPEON! and a few other flavours of linux for specific tasks.

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October 12, 2013, 09:52:23 AM
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1.elementary os on my main "workstation"

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October 12, 2013, 10:00:46 AM
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DOS 6.22 with Norton Commander

Windows 95 if I got a mouse.

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October 12, 2013, 10:26:57 AM
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DOS 6.22 with Norton Commander

Windows 95 if I got a mouse.

Haha, I remember Win3.1 on highschool computers, and if we wanted to use Pegasus Mail we had to log out and go into Win3.11

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October 12, 2013, 10:35:20 AM
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Win 7, because I want to play games I like Tongue

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October 12, 2013, 11:53:14 AM
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Lately I use a lot CellOS  Tongue
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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
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October 12, 2013, 12:24:26 PM
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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
ArchLinux looks cool. Is it complicated to use or?
It looks like building a lego castle from nothing; nevertheless, it is very well documented.
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October 12, 2013, 12:31:38 PM
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Currently using windows 7 64bit
Tried many other operating systems before but only this fulfill all my needs  Tongue
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October 12, 2013, 12:44:30 PM
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Lately I use a lot CellOS  Tongue
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October 12, 2013, 12:53:42 PM
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Windows 7
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and Debian on my home server Smiley
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October 12, 2013, 12:57:39 PM
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All my PCs are rockin' LindowsOS. It combines the great design decisions from Windows, and the huge exclusive software collection of Linux.

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October 12, 2013, 01:50:42 PM
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Debian Jessie at desktop, Fedora at laptop.

All my PCs are rockin' LindowsOS. It combines the great design decisions from Windows, and the huge exclusive software collection of Linux.

Weren't those guys sued by MS because the name was/is very similar to Windows.

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Dual boot Windows 7 / Mint and Tails
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Debian Jessie at desktop, Fedora at laptop.

All my PCs are rockin' LindowsOS. It combines the great design decisions from Windows, and the huge exclusive software collection of Linux.

Weren't those guys sued by MS because the name was/is very similar to Windows.

It looks like they changed the name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linspire
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Debian Jessie at desktop, Fedora at laptop.

All my PCs are rockin' LindowsOS. It combines the great design decisions from Windows, and the huge exclusive software collection of Linux.

Weren't those guys sued by MS because the name was/is very similar to Windows.

It looks like they changed the name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linspire

Oh, yes, I remember now!

Linspire now seems another pun for Jeremy Lin, like Linsanity, hehe.

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All my PCs are rockin' LindowsOS. It combines the great design decisions from Windows, and the huge exclusive software collection of Linux.

Weren't those guys sued by MS because the name was/is very similar to Windows.
Pssh. Windows' first foray into PCs was to have these big sub-$200 PoS PCs stacked up in humble cubes, displayed in sexy brown cardboard boxes with nothing on those boxes but hard-to-see writing (both in English and Chinese) and otherwise unadvertised. They had the wonderful LindowsOS on them.

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October 12, 2013, 03:03:54 PM
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AmigaOS

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October 12, 2013, 04:57:43 PM
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Ubuntu at home and at work.
Android on my smartphone.
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October 12, 2013, 09:15:58 PM
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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
ArchLinux looks cool. Is it complicated to use or?

Have a look a Manjaro Lilnux, it's Arch but pretty much load and go.

http://manjaro.org/

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ArchoLinux
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Win7 currently.

Working on switching over to a linux distro but not quite sure which one yet..
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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
ArchLinux looks cool. Is it complicated to use or?

Have a look a Manjaro Lilnux, it's Arch but pretty much load and go.

http://manjaro.org/

Thanks, I will probably try it soon or build Arch from scratch  Shocked

Afters 2 years of Ubuntu --> Lubuntu, I feel ready to switch to something less user friendly.
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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
ArchLinux looks cool. Is it complicated to use or?

Have a look a Manjaro Lilnux, it's Arch but pretty much load and go.

http://manjaro.org/

Thanks, I will probably try it soon or build Arch from scratch  Shocked

Afters 2 years of Ubuntu --> Lubuntu, I feel ready to switch to something less user friendly.

Go Gentoo! Cheesy

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Windows 8 for my home computer. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my server.

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Lubuntu, thinking about trying ArchLinux when I won't need a life anymore.

Sometime, I need to run XP in Virtualbox to sync my stupid Nike+ GPS watch.
ArchLinux looks cool. Is it complicated to use or?

Have a look a Manjaro Lilnux, it's Arch but pretty much load and go.

http://manjaro.org/

Thanks, I will probably try it soon or build Arch from scratch  Shocked

Afters 2 years of Ubuntu --> Lubuntu, I feel ready to switch to something less user friendly.

I was a Ubuntu fan boy, until that went to the Unity Desktop. I have tried many distros. Zorin OS is what I have got a few friend on that had older hardware and I grew tired of cleaning malware off every month or two, you have a more windows like user experience.

For user friendly Zorin OS is my top pick. Second would be Linux Mint For fast light and clean, I am quickly becoming a Arch convert, by way of Manjaro. I have it running on a single core AMD with 1gig ram and the performance is not much worse in general internet use, than my 8 core 16gig AMD rig running Windows 7.


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Windows 7 and Linux Mint. They just work without dramas, and get out of the way.


 
 
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Seems most of the users use: Ubuntu, mint and Windows 7/8

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linux mint is on my shitlist. can't remember why but it is.

O. Great explanation. lol.

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Puppy Linux for my netbook, Arch Linux for my dedicated server, and Windows 7 for my home desktop. Unfortunately I installed Win7 on my desktop in a rush after uninstalling Windows 8 (received this thing from someone else), which left me with a lot of driver issues. Planning to re-install soon, maybe alongside a dual-boot Linux but not sure which distro yet.
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Windows 8 was very disappointing. More limited than 7 and very confusing interface.

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linux mint is on my shitlist. can't remember why but it is.

O. Great explanation. lol.

i think it was either  mint 11 or 13 that had the gparted bug where it would overwrite the mbr, making your drive unbootable. its been so long i can't remember. that being said, i would love i would love to have Elementary os with cinnamon desktop and taskbar. ]the main thing i love about elementary os is how light weight it is and the terminal has a tabbed interface, which i love.

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I've used some linux (ubuntu) , Microsoft (XP, Vista, but mostly 7 pro), I want to learn how to use UNIX systems because they seem to be used a lot by gov. people. What is UNIX about UNIX (horrible pun, I'm aware)?
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I've used some linux (ubuntu) , Microsoft (XP, Vista, but mostly 7 pro), I want to learn how to use UNIX systems because they seem to be used a lot by gov. people. What is UNIX about UNIX (horrible pun, I'm aware)?

No, it is not a lot by governments, Microsoft gets special deals with governments to push Windows into every box used in government computers all around the world, they go in, invest a couple million in some bullshit to program to teach kids or elderly people using computers and then the got a 70 million, 10 years contract for nearly every machine used in government's computers.

Shit world, I know...


Anyway, I need the lightest distro/configuration you guys can suggest, easy to maintain and updated software, currently running debian jessie, LXDE, very few services, zram, kernel 3.2.0, noatime, preload and all that shit, what can I do more to improve performance even more?

Openbox + tint2? Or some other taskbar? Linux Mint Debian?

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Anyone have good experience with crunchbang? Thinking about giving that a shot
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Ubuntu x86_64

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Ubuntu and Windows XP, wish the programs and games are more compatible with Ubuntu

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I recently dual booted Unbuntu alongside Windows 7. I'm pleased with ubuntu it's a superb operating system.

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Windows 8 was very disappointing. More limited than 7 and very confusing interface.
Yeesh. I was out at tech-illiterate family members' house yesterday. They got a new laptop, so everything had to be set up for them. I actually had to Google how to shut the fucking thing down. Cheesy

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Windows 8 was very disappointing. More limited than 7 and very confusing interface.
Yeesh. I was out at tech-illiterate family members' house yesterday. They got a new laptop, so everything had to be set up for them. I actually had to Google how to shut the fucking thing down. Cheesy

Hahaha! This made my day. Maybe that's why Microsoft™ released Windows 8.1 right away!

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Windows 8 was very disappointing. More limited than 7 and very confusing interface.
Yeesh. I was out at tech-illiterate family members' house yesterday. They got a new laptop, so everything had to be set up for them. I actually had to Google how to shut the fucking thing down. Cheesy

Hahaha! This made my day. Maybe that's why Microsoft™ released Windows 8.1 right away!
That's not the worst part. For about five minutes, I couldn't figure out how to get to the desktop. I thought they actually forced users to only use what was presented to them in that goofy mobile phone tile display. I tried using Internet Explorer from that tile display, and it pops up some stripped-down always-fullscreen version, and I couldn't figure out how to configure it just to set the damned home page because there's no settings icon or box to click. Then I tried going back to the tile display and right-clicking the IE icon - still no way to configure it. I was about ready to give up within the first five minutes.

When Win8 installs (and again as the lumbering behemoth slowly boots), they have about three different phrases for "getting ready" in the progress report. No percentages, no ETA, just different phases of "readiness." I was laughing a lot yesterday - probably would've been hysterical if I weren't sober. I don't know what the Hell they were thinking when so many users still can't even figure out why the displayed time's wrong when "I thought it's set automatically by the time-keeper." Who would ever think it's a good idea to HIDE information and options in a GUI? Fucking Dwarf Fortress is easier to get a grasp on...

Idunno, though. It was like explaining Bitcoin to someone who's never even used a credit card or online bank, and never took an economics class. "Scott - it's saying our Internet's bad. We only got two bars!" "That's just the router. It doesn't actually indicate the strength of your Internet connection, just your wifi connection to the router." "Scott - you hear me? I said the computer says our Internet ain't no good! You need'ta call them!" They were testing me, man...

ETA: Still in the mood to bitch, so here's one last snippet of conversation yesterday. "So what kinda computer I got?" "Uh, a laptop." "Pssh I know that. I mean is it name-brand or not?" "Well, it's HP, so yeah. Hewlett Packard..."

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My fav pet peve, when helping someone over the phone. You introduce them to the the
amazing technique of left-click and forever after, anytime you say click, they always have to ask "left or right'. Apple got it right by only having one button mice. You dont have to confuse people with too many options.

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Never tried but there is an opensource software to customize Win8 so it looks more like Win7 or XP. http://www.classicshell.net/
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Title pretty much says it all. Which operating systems and versions/distros do you use?


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I still use XP. Will probably use it until April 2014. Of course, I know how to use everything else, just that I haven't switched to them full time yet.

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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.

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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.
They stop supporting it by April 2014, so ... depends on your internet security or firewall or router, but don't connect the machine directly to the net. We'll be victims of zero day malware.

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I love my windows xp. Smiley

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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.
They stop supporting it by April 2014, so ... depends on your internet security or firewall or router, but don't connect the machine directly to the net. We'll be victims of zero day malware.

If it were Linux, someone would have forked Windows at XP and kept maintaining it. Too bad it's closed source so you have to put up with all that bullshit  Wink
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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.
They stop supporting it by April 2014, so ... depends on your internet security or firewall or router, but don't connect the machine directly to the net. We'll be victims of zero day malware.


I dont bellieve anything will happens after they stop supporting it in April 2014. After all, it had 15 years of security patches applied, what could go wrong  ? Tongue

It will remain nice lightweight OS even april 2014
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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.
They stop supporting it by April 2014, so ... depends on your internet security or firewall or router, but don't connect the machine directly to the net. We'll be victims of zero day malware.


I dont bellieve anything will happens after they stop supporting it in April 2014. After all, it had 15 years of security patches applied, what could go wrong  ? Tongue

It will remain nice lightweight OS even april 2014
If that were the case Windows 3.1 should be the best OS ever.

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Windows 7 (with Windows updates set OFF) for mining
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I'll even confess, I like Unity Embarrassed

Worst OS I ever used: Windows 8
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Window XP, the best window version ever. Not going to upgrade for life unless my cat force me to.
They stop supporting it by April 2014, so ... depends on your internet security or firewall or router, but don't connect the machine directly to the net. We'll be victims of zero day malware.
>implying anybody would develop 0days for XP
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I've decided to switch over to Linux next time I buy/build my next comp or next time I format.

My reasons are to support open source, but primarily for privacy/security.  I'm not a programmer, but I'm reasonable knowledgeable, and have become a privacy nut the past year or two.  I was thinking of Quebes OS for obvious reasons, but then I was thinking there might be more options on more mainstream/compatible distros.  (I got the impression that many distros are different enough that software often is not compatible.)

Privacy and security and network and access/permission control is my number one priority, followed by stability.  And though not a programmer, I consider myself really good with computers and am confident in my ability to google and fix my own problems-- that being said, I do want something that is kind of intuitive for people who think like programmers.  I like things that "just work" and are intuitive to troubleshoot when they don't.

What Linux distro would you guys recommend?  Right now, I'm thinking of:  Quebes, Ubuntu, Elementary, Mint, Manjaro, or just stock Arch that I spend a lot of time on at the beginning.

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I use Windows 7 64bit.

Buying a new PC soon, so I'll probably switch to Windows 8

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Windows 8 but i guess 7 is better

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I use Windows 7, Windows 8 is good only for cheap netbooks. I hate the windows store thing in Windows 8
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I use Mac OS X for my laptop. Ubuntu on VPS servers I currently deploy, and Gentoo on older servers.

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I've decided to switch over to Linux next time I buy/build my next comp or next time I format.

My reasons are to support open source, but primarily for privacy/security.  I'm not a programmer, but I'm reasonable knowledgeable, and have become a privacy nut the past year or two.  I was thinking of Quebes OS for obvious reasons, but then I was thinking there might be more options on more mainstream/compatible distros.  (I got the impression that many distros are different enough that software often is not compatible.)

Privacy and security and network and access/permission control is my number one priority, followed by stability.  And though not a programmer, I consider myself really good with computers and am confident in my ability to google and fix my own problems-- that being said, I do want something that is kind of intuitive for people who think like programmers.  I like things that "just work" and are intuitive to troubleshoot when they don't.

What Linux distro would you guys recommend?  Right now, I'm thinking of:  Quebes, Ubuntu, Elementary, Mint, Manjaro, or just stock Arch that I spend a lot of time on at the beginning.

i think Mint or Elementary are good choice, and Arch Linux if you want to learning more about Linux. dont worry Arch Wikis will assist you.  Wink

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I've thinking to getting a laptop soon. But, it has windows 8 already installed. I have experinced windows 8 and I think it's shocking. I don't like the layout of it at all. But, can I get some input from you guys? Is the interface good when you get used to it? I didn't spend much time of it because


Windows 8 layout is the same shit as android or apple, you cant really do much here. Good old Windows 7

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My reasons are to support open source, but primarily for privacy/security.  I'm not a programmer, but I'm reasonable knowledgeable, and have become a privacy nut the past year or two.  I was thinking of Quebes OS for obvious reasons, but then I was thinking there might be more options on more mainstream/compatible distros.  (I got the impression that many distros are different enough that software often is not compatible.)

Privacy and security and network and access/permission control is my number one priority, followed by stability.  And though not a programmer, I consider myself really good with computers and am confident in my ability to google and fix my own problems-- that being said, I do want something that is kind of intuitive for people who think like programmers.  I like things that "just work" and are intuitive to troubleshoot when they don't.

What Linux distro would you guys recommend?  Right now, I'm thinking of:  Quebes, Ubuntu, Elementary, Mint, Manjaro, or just stock Arch that I spend a lot of time on at the beginning.


I have never tried Quebes OS but I went went Manjaro for personal use, dual booted with Win7.
Elmentary OS and Zorin OS are very intuitive . I give Zorin the edge, in that you can make your UI like Windows, Mac or the OS of your choice with a single click.

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Window 7, thats the best!!!

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Window 7, thats the best!!!

NSA agrees. Smiley

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I have never tried Quebes OS but I went went Manjaro for personal use, dual booted with Win7.  Elmentary OS and Zorin OS are very intuitive . I give Zorin the edge, in that you can make your UI like Windows, Mac or the OS of your choice with a single click.

Thanks for the advice!  I'll give Zorin a look!

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It is best for games, for security use something different
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win 7 64bit  Grin

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Ubuntu is a waste of one's finite life. Buggy, broken support for many devices, exploitable, half-made, unpleasant to use, terrible community.

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OSX 10.6. Upgraded the other partition to 10.9 but haven't gotten around to seeing if it needs more than 2GB RAM to work smoothly and make it worth backing up this one and trying a migration.

ETA: So far 10.9, after migrating from my fresh backup of 10.6, seems more peppy, likely because of App Nap/compressed memory (http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/06/12/compressed-memory-in-os-x-109-mavericks-aims-to-free-ram-extend-battery-life). Since I only have the stock 2GB RAM in the Mac Mini, I held back on 10.7-.8 after seeing reviews about them being so bloated that they needed 4-8 GB minimum despite the official minimum system requirement of 2.

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October 29, 2013, 01:51:42 AM
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Ubuntu is a waste of one's finite life. Buggy, broken support for many devices, exploitable, half-made, unpleasant to use, terrible community.

That said, I use and love one of it's derivatives: Mint.

Why not Linux Mint Debian?

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October 29, 2013, 02:06:57 AM
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Window XP, not going to upgrade for a lifetime...

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October 29, 2013, 02:19:12 AM
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Hey, how's Linux Mint (debian or not) ? I've been planning to install it, just haven't had the courage to do so. hehehehe. I mean, what can be worse than running DBAN on your computers drive, it's just data.

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October 29, 2013, 02:24:18 AM
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Hey, how's Linux Mint (debian or not) ? I've been planning to install it, just haven't had the courage to do so. hehehehe. I mean, what can be worse than running DBAN on your computers drive, it's just data.

What's DBAN?

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October 29, 2013, 02:26:39 AM
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https://www.google.com/search?q=DBAN

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October 29, 2013, 02:42:20 AM
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Yeah, thanks for making me look stupid/lazy...

In my defense I took two sleeping pills and I'm in my last minutes of surfing before sleeping. Smiley

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I use DBAN on every new computer, just to wipe it clean, and also on old drives, before I re-purpose them. I just use the quick wipe, no need for anything more than 1 pass.

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October 29, 2013, 05:49:32 PM
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Ubuntu is a waste of one's finite life. Buggy, broken support for many devices, exploitable, half-made, unpleasant to use, terrible community.

That said, I use and love one of it's derivatives: Mint.

i agree with that, i tried it once and never again for sure

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October 30, 2013, 06:55:02 PM
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I still use XP. Will probably use until I have my new computer  Grin

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October 30, 2013, 07:28:26 PM
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Im using Win7 and XP  Smiley
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November 02, 2013, 12:40:48 PM
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I still use XP. Will probably use until I have my new computer  Grin


XP is good when it is fresh, but in couple of months it gets many bugs and it is slow. Win 8 is the bes OS, requires less resources than any other windows OS

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November 02, 2013, 01:13:39 PM
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Using Windows 8.1 right now and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my server.

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Ubuntu, but I would like to see a poll for this, does one exist?
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I still use XP. Will probably use until I have my new computer  Grin

I believe Microsoft will be discontinuing support for XP next April.

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I'm using Windows 7 as my main entertainment system because it just works.

But when security becomes a major concern, only Linux based systems are used.

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Android, IOS, all kinds of Windblows xp,7,8

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Ubuntu, but I would like to see a poll for this, does one exist?

http://distrowatch.com/

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I still use XP. Will probably use until I have my new computer  Grin

I believe Microsoft will be discontinuing support for XP next April.



they are quiting the support next year, i read that too

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That said, it will continue to be a damn fine OS to use under a virtual machine.


 
 
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November 02, 2013, 11:10:30 PM
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That said, it will continue to be a damn fine OS to use under a virtual machine.




Did you try WIN 8?

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November 02, 2013, 11:15:19 PM
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Windows kernel works on every machine, even older ones.

Linux distros hiccup on less known/old hardware.

In the recent year I had two cases where Linux falls flat on unknown hardware.
But it's free of course, for some it's hard to beat.


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November 02, 2013, 11:17:22 PM
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Windows kernel works on every machine, even older ones.

Linux distros hiccup on less known/old hardware.

In the recent year I had two cases where Linux falls flat on unknown hardware.
But it's free of course, for some it's hard to beat.


didnt try LINUX and i dont have  a interest  to try it

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November 02, 2013, 11:23:32 PM
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Windows kernel works on every machine, even older ones.

Linux distros hiccup on less known/old hardware.

In the recent year I had two cases where Linux falls flat on unknown hardware.
But it's free of course, for some it's hard to beat.

That's because the vast majority of manufacturers only support Windows...

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I think windows is the best OS but his popularity decreases over time. Cuz many ppl now have tablets. I know tablet cant do many things as computer but there are so much interenet users only on tablet

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November 03, 2013, 12:51:53 AM
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That said, it will continue to be a damn fine OS to use under a virtual machine.




Did you try WIN 8?
Try Windows 8 how? Under a virtual machine? Yes, it didn't install


 
 
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I mainly use Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, but I occasionally dip into OSX and CentOS. But it all depends on what needs to be accomplished.

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Window XP.. Not ganna change until a new game that I wanna play can only support later version Smiley

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November 03, 2013, 03:46:32 AM
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Window malware is gettting out of hand. I do  virus/malware cleanups for spare change.
I see more and more devious malware,ransomware and rooted window boxes lately.

The average user, is probably better off with MacOS and the advanced or expert user who is adverse to overprice Apple Pcs, with a linux distro.

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Window 8.1, don't really like the new window 8 interface but I am too lazy to reinstall...
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I tried to install Manjaro yesterday but unfortunately the installer didn't even support my graphic card (blank screen). Then I tried to install Lubuntu 13.10 but I couldn't install the proprietay ATI driver needed for the switchable graphic card. I guess that I will stay with Lubuntu 12.04 for now... I also have a box running Win7 X64 because I use VC++ for Windows development. I also use XP X32 with VirtualBox on Lubuntu. My phone run Android.
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Windows XP Professional SP3 (32-bit)
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I still use XP. Will probably use until I have my new computer  Grin

I believe Microsoft will be discontinuing support for XP next April.



they are quiting the support next year, i read that too

That sux, that's how microsoft make money and force people to upgrade....

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Linux and windows
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Lately I use a lot CellOS  Tongue
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I mainly use Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, but I occasionally dip into OSX and CentOS. But it all depends on what needs to be accomplished.
Win 8.1 is still not good enough.



Windows 8 in general is so limited and not very user friendly.

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...


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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 
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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/


Which OS do u preffer then?!

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/


Which OS do u preffer then?!

I've been using linux since 2001 or so...

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/


Which OS do u preffer then?!

I've been using linux since 2001 or so...

i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

This helps: http://alternativeto.net/

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

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i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

This helps: http://alternativeto.net/

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You're welcome Pastafarian brother. Smiley

i tried linux once, ubuntu and i only thing i can say that i like it cuz there are no viruses for linux, but it is hard transacion from Windows to linux

This helps: http://alternativeto.net/

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Tell me, What is support off Apps and games for linux. Do they work

Sorry, I'm not a gamer, but now there's Steam for Linux...


Steam? That is some gameing edition for linux

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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/

Interesting, I'm not 100% convinced but thanks for the link.
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Window 7, hate window 8 interface... Its just weird...

It reminds me of a tablet. Which I hate with a passion by the way.


did u tryed win 8 on your computer?!

It is much faster, you can remove metro and add basic start button

And free backups from NSA.

Is it true? I've heard many times but I've never seen it proven that government has access to any Windows PC which is on the internet. 

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/06/nsa-gets-early-access-to-zero-day-data-from-microsoft-others/

Interesting, I'm not 100% convinced but thanks for the link.
NSA are not only ones who get early access to 0day. Majority of them are not sasser-like guaranteed accesses. Many are browser exploits or elevation of priviledge/UAC bypasses. Most of them require for attacker to already be in local network or the target machine be directly exposed to internet.

But the Windows Update is even more dangerous. It basically without user consent or control installs everything that is served by Microsoft. WGA was one of such disasters. And it was anticipated by reasonably suspicious people to come years before it actually hit the computers.

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Dualbooting win7 and ubuntu

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windows/linux here. i only use windows for web browsing.
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windows/linux here. i only use windows for web browsing.

Linux is faster. I'm currently using Windows because I have some programs which do not run on Linux sadly. But, Linux is more secure and I normally use that for web browsing.

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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


Im not paid, I dont like the store concept apple and android have integrated as well. Windows 8 is big fail in my opinion
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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


Im not paid, I dont like the store concept apple and android have integrated as well. Windows 8 is big fail in my opinion


lol ghave u tried win 8?!?!  It uses less resources than XP in my oppinion. Only thing i dont like is Metro but you can add a normal start button

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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


Im not paid, I dont like the store concept apple and android have integrated as well. Windows 8 is big fail in my opinion


lol ghave u tried win 8?!?!  It uses less resources than XP in my oppinion. Only thing i dont like is Metro but you can add a normal start button

Window 8 is faster but I can't find the start button Smiley


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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


Im not paid, I dont like the store concept apple and android have integrated as well. Windows 8 is big fail in my opinion


lol ghave u tried win 8?!?!  It uses less resources than XP in my oppinion. Only thing i dont like is Metro but you can add a normal start button

Window 8 is faster but I can't find the start button Smiley

HINT: It's on your keyboard, right next to left ctrl. Wink


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Linux distros on the PC, Mint currently (ditched Ubuntu cause that monstrosity of Unity)
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AmigaOS in the heart  Grin

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I'm amazed so many people here run Windows. You'd think crypto enthousiasts are all *nix-people.
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I'm amazed so many people here run Windows. You'd think crypto enthousiasts are all *nix-people.

Even when u are very anal about your security, run on some heavily modded linux distro, watching text porn in terminal, at times you will probably need some shit done, let's say in adobe photoshop. Good luck with that on linux. So huzzah for simplicity and software availability. Or let's say you bought some cheap ass device with no drivers for it in linux. Countless possibilities.


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Whats wrong with Window Tongue.. Window 7 here

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Just tried Win 8.1 today and I can say it works nice so far. Will report in a few days when I find out how stable it is and if everything works.

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Window 7 forever..

Windows 7 is the best OS Microsoft has done in recent years in my opinion.

8 is better, it's just that 7 was so "groundbreakingly solid" helping restore faith in Microsoft after horrible Vista.
And a huge wave of FUD (almost like a paid job) concerning metro UI above everything sure did not help.
It was so annoying to see tons of comments from peopl who did not even try that thing out yet.


Im not paid, I dont like the store concept apple and android have integrated as well. Windows 8 is big fail in my opinion


lol ghave u tried win 8?!?!  It uses less resources than XP in my oppinion. Only thing i dont like is Metro but you can add a normal start button

Window 8 is faster but I can't find the start button Smiley


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I tried windows 8 for a whole month on a spare rig.  hated it. put win 7 back on it and sold it. 

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Just tried Win 8.1 today and I can say it works nice so far. Will report in a few days when I find out how stable it is and if everything works.

when have the done a point release like that since windows 3.11?
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I tried windows 8 for a whole month on a spare rig.  hated it. put win 7 back on it and sold it. 


As i said  i hate only metro in win 8, but it is much faster than 7 and task manager is much much better in 8

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I tried windows 8 for a whole month on a spare rig.  hated it. put win 7 back on it and sold it. 


As i said  i hate only metro in win 8, but it is much faster than 7 and task manager is much much better in 8

I know of one, I wonder how many companies are upgrading to win7 rather than win 8? The one that I know who is going to 7, they are not doing because they don't like 8, but because the project started way before 8 was out and I guess they feel it would be too costly to change now. 
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this reminds me that i haven't formatted my win7 computer in about 7 months.. i think i'm about due for it. knowing that windows is not a clean os, i feel dirty after not wiping it out.
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task manager is much much better in 8
I disagree

It is easier to debug what software isnt multi threading correctly with the win7 tm


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Lets look in the past of Microsoft and Windows. As everyone notices eveery second windows is not accepted by ppl.

Win 95 not so god
Win 98  very nice windows, not so much difference in look
Win 2000  crap
Win XP i dont have to say anything
Win Vista crap pure crap
Win 7 dont have to say anything
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In order from most installs to least: Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, Debian Linux, Windows 7, 8 (with Start8), OSX in VMWare

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Lets look in the past of Microsoft and Windows. As everyone notices eveery second windows is not accepted by ppl.

Win 95 not so god
Win 98  very nice windows, not so much difference in look
Win 2000  crap
Win XP i dont have to say anything
Win Vista crap pure crap
Win 7 dont have to say anything
and again
Win 8 and againd very large percent of PC users says it is crap, but i dont aggree

people loved win 95, win 98, xp, and win 7.. what are u talking about? only 2000, vista and 8 have been hated. the problem is that microsoft is trying to force innovation, instead of looking at what people actually want and giving it to them. problem is, there really isn't that much more that the typical person wants from a PC o/s.
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November 14, 2013, 08:28:43 AM
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Win8...
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ui = beer shits

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November 14, 2013, 09:16:00 AM
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Title pretty much says it all. Which operating systems and versions/distros do you use?

I can answer this question for all forum users. As could be predicted, the most used here is Win7 x64.

Here's the OS part of the user agent for one day of web hits to this image, which is in some thread on this forum:


Android 2.3.6; Linux; Opera Mobi/ADR-1309251116
Android; Mobile; rv:25.0
compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/5.0
iPad; CPU OS 5_1_1 like Mac OS X
iPad; CPU OS 5_1_1 like Mac OS X
iPad; CPU OS 6_1_2 like Mac OS X
iPad; CPU OS 7_0_3 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0_2 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0_3 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0_3 like Mac OS X
iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 7_0_3 like Mac OS X
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Linux; U; Android 4.1.1; en-ca; HTC One S Build/JRO03C
Linux; U; Android 4.2.2; de-de; Nexus 7 Build/JDQ39
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Linux; U; Android 4.3; en-us; Galaxy Nexus Build/JWR66Y
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Windows NT 6.1
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Windows NT 6.1
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Windows NT 6.1; WOW64
Windows NT 6.1; WOW64
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Windows NT 6.1; WOW64
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Windows NT 6.1; WOW64
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Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:24.0
Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:24.0
Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:25.0
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X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:25.0


Windows NT 6.0 = Windows Vista or SBS 2008
Windows NT 6.1 = Windows 7
Windows NT 6.2 = Windows 8
Windows NT 6.3 = Windows 8.1
Macs in second place, with Linux, iPads and iPhones, and Android also a putting in a good showing.


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November 14, 2013, 09:49:05 AM
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Lets look in the past of Microsoft and Windows. As everyone notices eveery second windows is not accepted by ppl.

Win 95 not so god
Win 98  very nice windows, not so much difference in look
Win 2000  crap
Win XP i dont have to say anything
Win Vista crap pure crap
Win 7 dont have to say anything
and again
Win 8 and againd very large percent of PC users says it is crap, but i dont aggree

I'm actually writing from win 2000 now and I must say it was good for it's time. Quite stable, if you count out hive/registry overflow bug, which was never fixed and can kill your system regularly if you are unprepared. Also you forgot windows ME which was utter crap.



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November 14, 2013, 10:01:27 AM
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Windows 7 for now, its much much faster than Vista. But then security issues are with every version.
Windows 8 is such a waste, it looks like a Mobile OS running on a desktop, so useless.

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November 14, 2013, 10:18:07 AM
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Window 7, window 8 is crap Smiley

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November 14, 2013, 02:03:35 PM
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Windows 7 for now, its much much faster than Vista. But then security issues are with every version.
Windows 8 is such a waste, it looks like a Mobile OS running on a desktop, so useless.

You are afraid of new changes? ahahah

All people say that... I say that in begining, now if i use a win7 pc i dont know where are the things, because with win 8 its much easyer and quickly Cheesy

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November 14, 2013, 02:17:09 PM
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Was running Lubuntu, but now running vanilla Ubuntu on development box and server.

When I occasionally need Windows 7, I launch it in VirtualBox.

Two years ago I ran three barebone miners on Mint.

I also have an Mac mini at my vacation home that I needed last year for iOS development. While there I usually launch Ubuntu, again from VirtualBox.

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November 14, 2013, 03:38:28 PM
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Window 7...
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November 14, 2013, 04:57:14 PM
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Windows ME

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November 14, 2013, 05:30:40 PM
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Windows 7 , Ubuntu, Android 4.3 Smiley
Why you ask?

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November 14, 2013, 06:44:53 PM
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You can see the poll I made here if you'd like to see the numbers:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=323690.0
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November 14, 2013, 10:10:34 PM
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So far it ain't bad (Win 8.1), it works on the same hardware as my Win 7. I didn't run into any problems, besides being unable to run one old game Unreal Tournament. But might need some tweaking with compatibility.

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November 14, 2013, 11:10:00 PM
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Man i think many ppl here dont like win 8 , but they dindt ever test this OS. I am telling you: Instal win 8, test it for a little and then tell what you think

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November 15, 2013, 01:45:10 AM
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Going to try out Window 8....
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November 15, 2013, 01:53:10 AM
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Going to try out Window 8....
I wouldn't do that if I were you. It's considered unsafe to use, because of spying features.

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November 15, 2013, 01:59:21 AM
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I use both Mac/Windows 7 with vmware.
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November 15, 2013, 02:06:48 AM
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Main system: Linux Mint 12 Debian LXDE
Netbook: Linux Mint 12 Debian LXDE / Win7 (Windows mostly for testing websites for browser compatilbility and txtime)
Laptop: AVLinux with full recording suite / WinVista (ugh! but keep it for testing)
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November 15, 2013, 03:57:07 AM
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Going to try out Window 8....
I wouldn't do that if I were you. It's considered unsafe to use, because of spying features.

What spying features you are talking about?

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November 15, 2013, 08:39:06 AM
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Man i think many ppl here dont like win 8 , but they dindt ever test this OS. I am telling you: Instal win 8, test it for a little and then tell what you think
I did, I attempted to tolerate it for two months. Infuriating in every way possible.

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November 15, 2013, 08:49:35 AM
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Window 7 is way better then Window 8...

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November 15, 2013, 10:31:14 AM
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Window 7..
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November 15, 2013, 11:18:39 PM
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Going to try out Window 8....


+1 just instal start menu addon Cheesy

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November 16, 2013, 12:42:26 AM
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No thanks for window 8, using window 7 Smiley

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November 16, 2013, 02:15:33 AM
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No thanks for window 8, using window 7 Smiley
Windoze 8 Hells Noe
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Manjaro Arch Linux Hells Yes

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November 16, 2013, 03:04:43 AM
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Ubuntu, I really like the Unity shell interface.

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November 16, 2013, 03:33:19 AM
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I have Windows 7 on my desktop (Windows 8, just shit) and Mac with well Mavericks  Kiss
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November 16, 2013, 07:15:27 AM
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Window 7 but only to try linux for mining purposes..

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November 16, 2013, 07:27:33 AM
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Ubuntu, I really like the Unity shell interface.

wow so do I, feel like we are the only ones who like it.
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November 16, 2013, 09:54:52 AM
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Linux for mining, Window 7 for gaming...