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tweakedenigma 1 Sep, 2010
Other then Linux what Operating systems Have you/Do you use?

Over the years I have played with many. Out side of the many Linux distro's I have used:

Windows 3.11 to 7
Open/Free BSD
Mac OS 8 - X
Solaris and Open Solaris
OS/2 Warp (Still have it in the box in fact)
Amiga OS
Many versions of DOS
React OS
BeOS
NeXTSTEP
& Haiku

Out of all of the now defunct ones I mis Amiga and OS/2 the most. Maybe if I can find some hardware I will Give Amiga OS 4 a chance.
Hamish 1 Sep, 2010
Re: Other then Linux what Operating systems Have you/Do you

Unfortunately MS DOS 6, Windows 3.1.1, Windows 95, Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

Other than that my experiments with other operating systems has been limited, though I have seen ReactOS in use.

As for the Linux versions I have used (not entirely on topic but still relevant), the first one I saw running was Slackware 8, the first one I used was Red Hat Linux 6, followed by Red Hat Linux 8. I have used quite a few versions of Knoppix, but I was turned off when they started including Compiz desktop effects. As for my main system, Fedora, I have used Fedora 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and currently 13. I have also played around with the niche distribution SuperGamer, and have also played around a bit with CentOS 5.
alexandrius 1 Sep, 2010
Re: Other then Linux what Operating systems Have you/Do you

awesome thread i liked it.
So here's the list of systems that i used to use:
Windows 98
Windows XP
Windows 7
Fedora 13 (didn't like it because of its repo and silly bugs)
Kubuntu
Slackware

Os-es that i've played with:
OpenSolaris
Haiku
PC-BSD
Linux Mint
MS-DOS 6 and 7
Windows 95
ReactOS
Knoppix
Slax
CentOS

That's it :)
MaximB 1 Sep, 2010
Re: Other then Linux what Operating systems Have you/Do you

Like everyone else my age I've used : DOS, Win 3.1, Win95, WinNT, Win98, Win2000, WinXP, Win2003 and a little bit of Vista and Win7.
As a Linux/Windows System Administrator I must use Windows sometimes, so I get my hands dirty with Win2003 most of the time. (and sometimes touch WinXP, Vista and 7 to help the users/losers).
But my "main" working machine is RHEL5.1 - which sucks as a desktop.
With this crappy distro I really have a hard time explaining the users why Linux is good.

At home I use Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit so I have no problems.
Liam Dawe 1 Sep, 2010
Re: Other then Linux what Operating systems Have you/Do you

Windows 95 through to 7, missed out Vista though.

Ubuntu since the first one.

Kubuntu once or twice...eww.

Mandrake 9 (before it was mandriva).

SuSE - a couple different versions.

MeeGo - Cool idea but doesn't work very well, Ubuntu Netbook Edition far better.

Amiga Workbench.
tweakedenigma 1 Sep, 2010
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I'm something of an OS nut, so I like to try just about everything I can get my hands on. I am trying to track down an old G4 Mac Mini to try out some of the PPC OSes that are still around.
win xp, vista, 7,8 and 10. i have never used BSD or Solaris.
levellord 22 Jun
Besides Linux Mint as my main OS, I am using AmigaOS 4.1 FE Update 2 on AmigaOne X5000 and AmigaOS 3.2 on A4000. Both machines have dedicated desk and while 3.2 is used to mess around with the OS, play games and play mods, 4.1 I use as a productivity machine for drawing and learning Hollywood. That's it, no windows machine in my household (even my kids use Linux).
Dorrit 22 Jun
Windows Vista and 7, Linux exclusively from then on, always Debian based.
Kuduzkehpan 22 Jun
As an former it guy
Dos win 3.1 win95 win98 winME winXP win7 win10 (didnt like it over other wins.)

As linux wise
Mandrake mandriva
Slackware
Ubuntu+ derivatives
omicron-b 22 Jun
That would be:
Windows 95 to 10 (dropped it soon after DXVK released)
Whatever Nokia phones ran on before Microsoft killed them
iOS on iPad provided at work in 2013, 2014
Whatever PlayStation 3 runs on (I'm playing it now, a friend gave it to me while he doesn't need it)

These days I only have a Windows system on a laptop provided at work.
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