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Mars11
December 24th, 2011, 09:57 AM
Just as the title asks; How many OS's are you booting? I'm booting three, Ubuntu 11.10, Window$ 7 (School), and Chromium OS (Hexxeh's "Lime" build). Cr-OS is on my (relatively) small SSD, and is great for quickly booting up my computer to show someone something online. While I usually boot into Ubuntu for all my main tasks, I'm occasionally forced to use Window$ for School. :\

fuser312
December 24th, 2011, 10:28 AM
3.

Ubuntu (11.10), Windows 7 and slackware 13 (from usb)

emmomalick
December 24th, 2011, 10:29 AM
Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 :)

sunfromhere
December 24th, 2011, 10:30 AM
Currently two (Ubuntu & Fedora), but after I fix the partitioning mess I made, I'm planning 4.

Why multiboot instead of virtualbox? There's a bit of happiness growing inside of me every time I mess up my computer in a new and unusual way :)

jjex22
December 24th, 2011, 01:15 PM
Main pc; the Imac - has osx lion, windows 7 64, ubuntu 10.04 studio, puppy linux 5.2, suse 12.1 32 (may be being changed to cent 6 64), pc-bsd 9 rc3 64, and currently building a gentoo 64 install.

Second pc; the netbook - osx snow leopard (naughty I know, but I do own the cd), ubuntu 10.04 netbook, pc-bsd 9 rc3, puppy linux 5.2, Arch.

Work computer; emac - osx tiger +os9 & leopard,then netBSD 5 , debian squeeze and Vine 5 via firewire.

defunct laptop - linux Mint 11, pc-bsd 8, puppy linux 5.2.

project pc - DIY desktop running crunchbang & win 7 / lion- where most of my virtual machines are.

home server; G4 powermac; runs osx tiger.


All the rest are in virtual machines, live cds or usb keys... maybe around 25? I cant check as I'm away for the holidays, but I always have a fedora key, I've had too many bugs with it to want it fully installed, and it never seems to run quite right in a vm.

BigSilly
December 24th, 2011, 01:36 PM
On my desktop, three at the moment (W7, Ubuntu, Kubuntu), but I'm finding it a bit unnecessary as I only use Ubuntu.

ubuntuman001
December 24th, 2011, 01:47 PM
On my desktop, three at the moment (W7, Ubuntu, Kubuntu), but I'm finding it a bit unnecessary as I only use Ubuntu.

BigSilly, everytime I look at your name, then I look at your avatar, and then I chuckle :P

2 here, kubuntu 11.10, and Windows 7

BigSilly
December 24th, 2011, 01:52 PM
BigSilly, everytime I look at your name, then I look at your avatar, and then I chuckle :P

2 here, kubuntu 11.10, and Windows 7

:D

Glad she made you smile! She's still big and silly, and very much looking forward to Christmas. :D

ubuntuman001
December 24th, 2011, 02:45 PM
:D

Glad she made you smile! She's still big and silly, and very much looking forward to Christmas. :D

that's awesome how it's a real dog! haha

BigSilly
December 24th, 2011, 03:09 PM
that's awesome how it's a real dog! haha

She's real alright! :D And she takes a terrific picture doesn't she? :D

Anyway back on topic....:redface:

Shazaam
December 24th, 2011, 03:20 PM
My pc...
Lucid
Mint 12
Xubuntu 11.10
Windows XP

Wife's pc...
Lucid
Windows XP

Lucid is my main distro, Xubuntu second, and trying out Mint. Gnome Shell (Mint) works just fine on my dinosaur pc (Athlon XP3200, 2gigs ram and a GeForce 6600GT). Wife's pc is a pawn shop P4 Dell with 2 gigs ram and a GeForce 6200 (it doesn't like Unity so I stuck with Lucid).

Majorix
December 24th, 2011, 03:35 PM
I have a triple boot:
- WinXP
- Debian Unstable
- FreeBSD 9.0

Zoot7
December 24th, 2011, 03:43 PM
My laptop is dual booted with Windows XP and Debian Stable. My desktop, Windows 7 and Debian Stable.

So two at any one time, and three overall.

Lucradia
December 24th, 2011, 03:50 PM
I boot one: Windows.

Because that's what I use, and how I can game perfectly, until Wine decides to become better. (And support RPG Maker XP and newer and the RTPs and Terraria perfectly.) And Linux allows me to install all the codecs I need, for free, legally in the USA. (Including: Quicktime, RealMedia, MP4 / AVI / DivX / Indeo / WinCodecs, etc.) And be able to play them via Parole / Totem.

JDShu
December 24th, 2011, 04:27 PM
Just Fedora 15

Dry Lips
December 24th, 2011, 04:43 PM
Main PC: Usually 3. Right now it is Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 12, and Fedora 15 (but the install was borked.)

Web dev-box: Dual boot: Ubuntu Server 10.04 & Win Xp

dpny
December 24th, 2011, 06:46 PM
Counting VMs: OS X 10.7, OS X 10.5, OS X 10.4, Windows XP, Windows 7, Mint, Ubuntu, OpenStep.

lisati
December 24th, 2011, 07:00 PM
Usually one at a time on any given machine.... :D

One laptop it's usually Ubuntu 11.04 with the "classic" DE, but occasionally Vista Home Premium

The other laptop, currently only Windows 7

Server 11.10, no gui at present

Backup machine (rarely used these days): Ubuntu 6.06 CLI.

clooner
December 24th, 2011, 07:11 PM
MacOS X
Windows XP
Ubuntu

stigb
December 24th, 2011, 07:20 PM
Two times two.
Ubuntu Natty and Windows XP on one laptop, and Ubuntu Oneiric and Windows Vista on another.

ashwinrao
December 24th, 2011, 07:28 PM
One! Ubuntu 11.10. HDD crashed because of to Win7 so using Ubuntu only now.:guitar:

Linuxratty
December 24th, 2011, 11:43 PM
One..Good ol' 10.10.

Phrea
December 25th, 2011, 12:34 AM
One: both my computers run 10.04 [Lucid Lynx] only.

If you count my phone, I guess two, my phone runs Android Gingerbread 2.3.5 [soon to be upgraded to 4.0 ICS].

SadisticCheeto
December 25th, 2011, 01:41 AM
Two.
Laptop - Arch Linux
Server - OpenBSD 5.0

sujoy
December 25th, 2011, 09:00 AM
One.

Arch Linux :)

ilovelinux33467
December 25th, 2011, 10:20 AM
One: Mageia.

West201
December 25th, 2011, 12:25 PM
Currently I only have Gentoo installed

BrokenKingpin
December 27th, 2011, 03:16 AM
1, Xubuntu 11.10. It does everything, no need to have 18 different OSs on one machine.

mikewhatever
December 27th, 2011, 03:21 AM
Not booting any, but I use Ubuntu regularly.

jramshu
December 27th, 2011, 03:25 AM
Currently on this box:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 (using now hahaha)
Ubuntu 10.10
BackTrack 5R1 Gnome 64

Bapun007
December 27th, 2011, 02:08 PM
3
gentoo , pclinuxos , archbang.

kurt18947
December 27th, 2011, 02:45 PM
Ubuntu 11.10 gnome-shell 95% of the time
PCLinuxOS Phoenix Xfce on geriatric ThinkPad
Win7 (seldom booted, there in case I need it due to hardware requirements )

shuttleworthwannabe
December 27th, 2011, 09:12 PM
Pinguy OS 11.10 beta (I use this as a hobby, and screen for Windows viruses on USB sticks I share at workplace)
Windows 7 x64 (default)
Windows 7 x86 (for 32 bit apps only)

QIII
December 27th, 2011, 09:40 PM
And Linux allows me to install all the codecs I need, for free, legally in the USA. (Including: Quicktime, RealMedia, MP4 / AVI / DivX / Indeo / WinCodecs, etc.) And be able to play them via Parole / Totem.

That you can't use them for free and legally in the US is not a problem with Linux. You'll have to talk to those who do not produce Linux versions and whose proprietary licensing models do not allow you to use them on Linux for free. It's not that Linux doesn't allow you to use them. It's that the developers don't allow you to use them.


So many computers heating up my computer room ...

On my machine in the HAF X case, 5 HDDs, each 2TB, a 250GiB partition for the OS and the rest as common NTFS storage, quintuple boot:

Kubuntu 11.10
Win 7
Fedora 16 with KDE
Debian (which serves as the client for my Beowulf cluster, headless and diskless compute nodes, heterogeneous hardware)
Kubuntu 12.04 development.

Scott Baker
December 29th, 2011, 08:39 PM
Custom desktop running Intel Pentium 4, 2 Gig of RAM, 2 7200rpm HDDs ( 120mb and 160mb) 160 runs Ubuntu 11.04, with virtual box running windows XP pro, and Kubuntu 11.04. 120 runs Edubuntu 11.04 for the wife and kids.
Laptop one, Lenovo X60s running Ubuntu and Kubuntu 11.04
Laptop two, Dell Precision M90 running Ubuntu and Kubuntu 11.04. NO WINDOZE on either of the laptops. (before anyone asks, XP is on the desktop because some of my wifes college classes and some of our bill paying have to be done through Windoze, sorry.) ):P

Dr Sheldon Cooper for U.S.president, 2012.

SLEEPER_V
December 31st, 2011, 07:23 AM
Custom desktop amd athlon 6 core 3.3ghz BE, 1.5tb hdd, 8gb ram running ubuntu 11.04 base with both gnome and kde ( i choose at start up)

Dell Studio 1737 running Windows Vista

Dell XPSm140 running Windows XP

Dell Mini 9 running ubuntu netbook ed 11.04

Toshiba portege 3500 tablaptop running lubuntu (sometimes with 'awesome' wm)

Khakilang
December 31st, 2011, 01:44 PM
Only 1 and Debian has all I need. The rest will be on Wine if I really need them.

joanluc
December 31st, 2011, 02:27 PM
Hello
I'm booting 2 OS on this notebook Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7 pro but i also use Centos 5.5 and Windows XP in virtual machines.:)
If you prefer to use Ubuntu than Windows and only use Windows for your school job then you would have advantage to install Windows into a virtual machine : it can work fine if you have enough memory.:KS

jaws222
December 31st, 2011, 08:20 PM
On this laptop 4:

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick
Pear OS 3.0 panther
Kubuntu 11.04
Crunchbang 10 Statler

Office PC

Windows 7
Linux Mint 11
Lubuntu 11.10
Parsix (http://distrowatch.com/parsix) GNU/Linux 3.7

Living Room PC

Linux Mint 11
Ubuntu 11.10
Pinguy 10.04
Fedora 16

Second laptop

Windows 7
Linux Mint 12
Ultimate Edition 3.0
Zorin OS 3.1
Bodhi 1.2.1

The addiction is real!

vpharry
December 31st, 2011, 08:21 PM
ubuntu 11.10, fedora 16 and windows7

desnaike
January 1st, 2012, 12:08 AM
Desktop
Kubuntu 11.10-Fedora 15

Laptop
Kubuntu 11.10

HappinessNow
January 1st, 2012, 12:30 PM
Just as the title asks; How many OS's are you booting? I'm booting three, Ubuntu 11.10, Window$ 7 (School), and Chromium OS (Hexxeh's "Lime" build). Cr-OS is on my (relatively) small SSD, and is great for quickly booting up my computer to show someone something online. While I usually boot into Ubuntu for all my main tasks, I'm occasionally forced to use Window$ for School. :\


One OS, two different versions.

1. Chrome OS on Samsung Series 5 - Stable Channel

2. Chrome OS on CR-48 - Dev Channel

KdotJ
January 1st, 2012, 04:50 PM
On my desktop: Ubuntu 11.10 / Windows 7

On my laptop: Arch Linux / Windows 7

On my server: Debian Squeeze

dmoconnell
January 1st, 2012, 11:42 PM
Hi (and happy new year)
my computer is quadboot, on internal HDD Vista (for college stuff) + Ubuntu 11.10. External Drive 1 Ubuntu 12.04 ED 2 is Joli OS (soon to be Elementary Luna)
Dm

Skaivalyas
February 29th, 2012, 09:40 AM
1. Ubuntu 10.04
2. Ubuntu 11.10
3. Windows 7 Home Basic...
All OS work fine on my HP pavilion g4 1201-tx. But there is a heating problem while running Ubuntu 11.10... My laptop throws a lot of heat while using it...:(

tommpogg
February 29th, 2012, 10:09 AM
Too many...

At work: Ubuntu 10.10, Win Xp, Win 7
At home: Linux Mint 12, Fedora 15, Lubuntu 11.10

Soon I will format my home desktop to get rid of those three OS and install just one ( probably Ubuntu Studio 12.04)

danieluseslinux
February 29th, 2012, 08:27 PM
Only 1 right now on both desktop and laptop.

Ubuntu 10.04.4 :)

nutpants
February 29th, 2012, 08:40 PM
win7 x64 for gaming
win xp for flashing my phone
ubuntu x64 for everything else

1 winxp as a server for files and unattended downloads with a firewall
2 garage computers with ubuntu 11.04 for surfing and day to day stuff

veroslav
March 1st, 2012, 10:39 AM
Desktop: Ubuntu 10.10, Ubuntu 11.10 (Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox)
Laptop: Windows 7, Ubuntu 11.10, Kubuntu 11.10

HavarN
March 1st, 2012, 12:16 PM
Desktop: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
HTPC: Ubuntu 11.10
Laptop: Ubuntu 11.10

jerrrys
March 1st, 2012, 10:40 PM
Just one, Linux

QIII
March 1st, 2012, 10:46 PM
Showoff! ;)

cecilpierce
March 2nd, 2012, 01:50 AM
10, Precise is my main.