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Greetz

I've been using Linux since around 1998 starting with Mandrake which I very soon broke with it's primitive package manager and my ignorance. I tried several, including Corel which became Xandros and which I kept buying until 2008. Once I started hanging around IRC in various Linux channels, I got hipped to Slackware at v6. I'm on v13 now on this box but have kept v12 on 3 other boxes until I get used to the quantum leap of 13.
I am in Slackware approximately 70% of the time since 2001, even including my year long HalfLife2 addiction which caused me to boot (ugh!) windoze far more regularly than I like. My recent infatuation with Quake Live and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars stopped that.

I do still use OS/2 Warp 4.5 occaisionally (a Russian hacker site calls it the best Unix ever, even though that isn't quite accurate) partly because it was my 1st GUI way back in 1993 and it's still amazing...just can't quite compete with Free.

This last week I replaced Xandros with a heavily modded Ubuntu/Kubuntu 10.04 (yes, combined ) outlined in another thread. I really don't expect it to have the remotest chance of usurping the throne from Slackware (even gentoo, arch and FreeBSD didn't do that), but it is pretty cool once I hacked and slashed.

Anyway, I love Linux and the OpenSource community. So, "Hello! fellow tuxers... 'Sup?"
Regards
Jimmy
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I've finally got linux on more than a virtual machine!
I replaced windows home server with ubuntu server (karmic) and I had to replace Win7 on my new laptop with linux as well (power management if win7 was still buggy).

What's best? Even my wife uses the laptop. But then again.. I did make one giant firefox icon in the middle of her desktop.

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Greetz
This last week I replaced Xandros with a heavily modded Ubuntu/Kubuntu 10.04 (yes, combined ) outlined in another thread.
what thread? Ubuntu/Kubuntu: isn't that just...install ubuntu... then...sudo apt-get install kde4 ?
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what thread? Ubuntu/Kubuntu: isn't that just...install ubuntu... then...sudo apt-get install kde4 ?
Nah... I did it my way. I want to select what gets installed and what doesn't, not have it selected for me.

http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix/...ive-tweak.html

and as you'll see it was largely an experiment to see if going beyond "restricted" to creating a source development environment would break it. It didn't.

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Nah... I did it my way. I want to select what gets installed and what doesn't, not have it selected for me.

http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix/...ive-tweak.html

and as you'll see it was largely an experiment to see if going beyond "restricted" to creating a source development environment would break it. It didn't.

Regards
Jimmy
Oh, I gotcha. Very nice.
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Greetz

I've been using Linux since around 1998 starting with Mandrake which I very soon broke with it's primitive package manager and my ignorance. I tried several, including Corel which became Xandros and which I kept buying until 2008. Once I started hanging around IRC in various Linux channels, I got hipped to Slackware at v6. I'm on v13 now on this box but have kept v12 on 3 other boxes until I get used to the quantum leap of 13.
I am in Slackware approximately 70% of the time since 2001, even including my year long HalfLife2 addiction which caused me to boot (ugh!) windoze far more regularly than I like. My recent infatuation with Quake Live and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars stopped that.

I do still use OS/2 Warp 4.5 occaisionally (a Russian hacker site calls it the best Unix ever, even though that isn't quite accurate) partly because it was my 1st GUI way back in 1993 and it's still amazing...just can't quite compete with Free.

This last week I replaced Xandros with a heavily modded Ubuntu/Kubuntu 10.04 (yes, combined ) outlined in another thread. I really don't expect it to have the remotest chance of usurping the throne from Slackware (even gentoo, arch and FreeBSD didn't do that), but it is pretty cool once I hacked and slashed.

Anyway, I love Linux and the OpenSource community. So, "Hello! fellow tuxers... 'Sup?"
Regards
Jimmy
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Thx

cool avatar.... did you create it? and if you did, with what software?
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I guess I should be in the list too - Fedora 12

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Thx

cool avatar.... did you create it? and if you did, with what software?
http://regex.info/exif.cgi?b=3&refer...tar89775_8.gif
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Pretty freakin awesome!
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Thx

cool avatar.... did you create it? and if you did, with what software?
Ya I made it. I used GIMP
Starcraft font with the OCN flame on a layer behind it. Can't remember the opacity I set the stuff to, but I'm sure it'd be easy to whip up again. It only took about a minute really
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