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#1 NightN7



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Posted 29 May 2014 - 10:18 PM

Anyone use it?


I don't use it directly, but my dedicated server runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which I recently upgraded from 13.10. I like it so far.

#2 Affray


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Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:22 PM

I do.

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:30 PM

I generally use Linux for my general computer needs and most of my programming.


The biggest downside is that most current gen games don't work on at and a lot of speciality software doesn't work. So all of my 3D modeling stuff I have to do through Windows since we use 3DS Max. It has Blender, but I haven't had time to try it out.


EDIT: Oh yeah, running Ubuntu 14,04.

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 07:49 AM

I dualbooted Ubuntu 13.x on my old laptop. I haven't bothered doing it on my current one.


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 04:58 PM

I would say I can handle myself on ubuntu, and I'm decent at managing a debian through SSH. 

Personally, I would never use Linux on a daily basis, as my main OS. Though it's perfect in order to make servers, to my eyes. 



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Posted 12 June 2014 - 11:56 PM

I dual boot windows and an arch install.
Arch is pretty fucking brilliant.
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#7 The Great Nerdasaurus

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 06:57 PM

I only use it for my Raspberry Pi, but my friend dualbooted it onto a chromebook for taking advantage of my school's network.

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 04:48 AM

I use Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop..

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 05:39 AM

I never really trusted Linux when it comes to laptops. Most of the time you end up with at least one driver missing. But I'm possibily wrong.



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Posted 14 June 2014 - 02:41 PM

I've been wanting to try one of the new arch based distros. 


Should I grab NetRunner, Chakra, Manjaro or Anterg OS?  

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#11 Reflex F.N.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:46 AM

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 for about a week or so. I am loving it so much, so far. If only it could run all of the games I play, I would have it completely replace Windows in an instant. But for now, I am dual booting it with Windows. I still need to get use to it; it seems like it needs a bit of time for you to get use to Linux.

I might also try a few other distros, in the future. :)

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Posted 07 December 2015 - 05:26 AM

Debian Wheezy.  I switched to linux full time in like, May 2014... never needed to go back except for games and video players, You know, cuz money.

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 10:27 AM

I have and still do on a regular basis. I've tried many distros such as Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, etc. but my personal favorite is Korora which is based off of Fedora.

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Posted 16 March 2017 - 07:42 AM

I've got a gaming PC with Win7 because even Steam provides less than a quarter of my library on Linux. But at work it's currently Mint with Cinnamon, I've got a laptop on Arch XFCE and I tried to run Arch at work but since I administrate our AD domain, I gave up when I saw how much more work it was looking to be.

I want to try Arch with Plasma but since it won't work at work, my laptop is weak and my home PC only really sees gaming use(I can surf and chat etc on my phone/tablet) I don't find myself with a PC to complicate.

I'd leave Windows entirely if I could get my gaming through Linux, as it stands I'll eventually have to swallow the pill and get on 10 for my gaming PC. It's really a frustrating situation as there's basically nothing on Windows that I prefer, at least not that I can't replicate or improve on if I spend some time on it.


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Posted 31 October 2018 - 04:31 AM

linux is a operating system. its easy to use.

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 01:04 PM

I started using Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) back in 2014. I was raging over how bad code::blocks is as an IDE on Facebook and then one of our lecturers suggested me to go “full nerd” and start using command line for C/C++ instead of an IDE on a Linux distro. I was feeling adventurous and thought why not.

My first experience with Linux was horrible to be honest. My internet wouldn’t work as I couldn’t run my Wimax modem, I couldn’t update, Videos/Musics won’t work. And as there’s no internet, I couldn’t even start using C/C++ because of which I started using it in the first place.

So, I got tired and tried to remove it (and successfully removed the GRUB as well thus my PC was quite dead and I didn’t know what to do). But after a lot of hard work and intense Google searching, I finally managed to fix it. And later on also found a solution for the Wimax modem problem.

True, it was a horrible experience at first, but the more time went by, the more I got used to it. I started using Linux more than Windows as Windows started to get slower gradually (Like always). Linux always gave me consistent speed. Of course I also wanted to be considered “cool” as I’m the only one using it, later all our courses (I’m majoring in Computer Science) needed Linux so I became the hero of the Class.

My biggest problem is I can’t get enough video games in Linux, and have to switch to Windows everytime I want to play something. Linux is mostly used for working, course work, any sort of programming etc. But during workdays as those are the only thing I’m working on, I hardly switch to Windows. Just during vacation I come back to Windows and finish the games I had left as quick as possible.