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hmm thats ok I will manage my own system
 
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post #142 of 173
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What os is google's programmer using ?
That's it, now : Kkthxbay
Google doesn't allow its employees to use Windows on work computers, after some security incident. Mac OS or Linux (maybe they allow any breed of Unix).
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i'll manage my own system thank you very much.

I dont need another jobs telling me what i should have/ do on my own system
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I'm sorry Google, but the one thing I'd like to be able to manage myself is my computer.
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We are nerds. We dislike user-friendly operating systems. That way we get to tweak
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We are nerds. We dislike user-friendly operating systems. That way we get to tweak
then why are most of you sitting on windows 7? the most user friendly OS
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then why are most of you sitting on windows 7? the most user friendly OS
It's still windows underneath
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Google doesn't allow its employees to use Windows on work computers, after some security incident. Mac OS or Linux (maybe they allow any breed of Unix).
This is not true.

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Then you're the exception. It's true in most places. I'm not 100% sure about what I said (I don't remember exactly), but at the very least, with work-provided computers, you get a choice of OS X or Linux.

I know people who work at Google Israel and I've been there and saw that nobody's using Windows I was also explicitly told that you get the choice of Mac or Linux. I think you only have the choice of a specific Linux distro, but I can't remember.

IIRC it was after the China Gmail hacking incident that this was decided, but I'm not 100% sure -- I don't remember the little details.
Edited by Coma - 5/21/11 at 6:37am
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Cloud computing has its market, but it is not something I ever want for my home computer. What I'm afraid of is cloud based computing paired up with data usage limits..
    
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