it might have been better if it was a how long have you used *nix based OS .
I on system76 currently, i only use what i need to.
For at least that long when I paid for a boxed copy of RedHat 5.0 at the circuit-city
I just now operate in that my first choice is opensource where possible and to use as little proprietary anything whenever i can.Yeah, there's probably some binary blobs in there with closed source. Still, that's pretty awesome!
Also, this forum (the software behind the site) is closed source. There are opensource options, but I didn't make that decision. Hell, I wasn't even a member when that decision was made.
I have been playing with Linux since around 2001 and running it solely since Mint 9 [ july 2010] have you had a problem with Linux systems or have you been having problems with mindset, Linux is not and never will be windows so you have to forget everything Microsoft [or apple] and be prepared for a short learning curveI have been trying to use linux since ubuntu 6.04 but always had to fall back to windows as linux never seem to be ready for mainstream users,
Ahh, I missed that as an option. I suppose it was before I confirmed my email address so answering the poll wasn't yet an option.G'day dcbrown, Welcome to Linux.org
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