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talon.fast
April 27th, 2012, 06:18 PM
Hey,

Just a random few questions :P

1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) If Ubuntu is used as the main OS, and/or you're feeling particularly open today, where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

My answers:
1: Both
2: All 3
3: I run my own business
4: In class: 3

PaulW2U
April 27th, 2012, 06:22 PM
1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) Where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?


1) No
2) -
3) I'm not saying but it's part of a large multi-national company
4) None, everybody uses XP

josephmills
April 27th, 2012, 06:28 PM
1) I use ubuntu 100% for all my work. yes even asp asp.net and vb ect. but I am out of school now.
2) desktop laptop server and cloud and tv
3) I work for myself I am a jack of all trades in the IT world(kinda)
4) like I said I work for myself so all people

Frogs Hair
April 27th, 2012, 09:57 PM
1. no
2. N/A
3. My company doesn't allow use of any personal software or equipment for security reasons and shall remain unnamed.
4. Most instructors where I attend collage don't allow open laptops because they can't see what you are doing . That does not apply in a lecture pit.

Ceiber Boy
April 27th, 2012, 10:08 PM
My answers:
1: Work, Home
2: Desktop
3: In a building! (can't say, sorry)
4: no one else - others are a good mix of windows and mac.

lisati
April 27th, 2012, 10:10 PM
At work it's a collection of assorted flavours of Windows, including XP and 7. Although it's tempting to fire up one of the machines with Ubuntu, for various reasons it probably wouldn't be fully appreciated if I did so, let alone install it.

Most of my colleagues aren't particularly tech-savvy, and are happy if they can do their emails, word processing, spreadsheets, etc, along with Facebook (for work-related networking, of course! :wink:)

kaldor
April 27th, 2012, 10:15 PM
1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) Where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?


1) College.
2) Desktop and Laptop. Android tablet.
3) Web development student.
4) A few of the nerdy types dual boot, but no other full-time users.

jnguyen
April 27th, 2012, 10:21 PM
1) Work & Home
2) Desktops, laptops, servers
3) I'm not saying but it's part of a large multi-national company
4) All IT

WinterMadness
April 27th, 2012, 10:21 PM
Hey,

Just a random few questions :P

1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) Where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

My answers:
1: Both
2: All 3
3: I run my own business
4: In class: 3

1) My college runs ubuntu in all the computer labs in the engineering/math building. The only exceptions are the computers that the professors use to show things on the projector, which is windows or mac

2)desktop, tablet, server

3) nunya

4) Every single person in the comp sci department uses linux

lykwydchykyn
April 27th, 2012, 10:45 PM
1) at work, yes
2) Desktop, laptops, servers
3) a regional government IT dept
4) One other

DogMatix
April 27th, 2012, 10:50 PM
1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school? At work, yes.
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet? Desktop & Netbook
3) Where do you work? Home office
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes? One other

Old_Grey_Wolf
April 28th, 2012, 02:23 AM
Hey,

Just a random few questions :P

1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) Where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

My answers:
1) Neither, we use Red Hat, CentOS, or SuSe at work, and I am not attending any classes
2) I use Linux on Desktops, Servers, and Laptops
3) Not relevant information
4) None, we use other Linux distros

LakeWind
April 28th, 2012, 02:29 AM
I used to use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS at home & at work.

samkostka
April 28th, 2012, 03:08 AM
1) I use ubuntu 12.04 as my main OS at school, but for photoshop/games, it does not compare to windows
2) Gateway LT4004u netbook (installed ubuntu/win7 dualboot in EasyBCD within 2 hours, including install time.)
3) BACS, stands for Blackstone Acadamy Charter School, a charter high school in RI
4) No one. They are all tech idiots (except one but he is a mac fanboy)

by the way this is my first post and I am 14 and a freshman

Also, this doesn't count but I am trying to find a linux distro for an old slow PC from 2003, any help would be appreciated thnks.

Bandit
April 28th, 2012, 03:18 AM
Desktops are monstly Win7, some Vista and few legacy XP boxes. Have one Win2004 server for Quickbooks and 2 Fedora Servers and lastly one older SuSE server running IP tables. The SuSE server will be converted to Fedora for sure, but if I can pursade my boss maybe I can get Precise server on it. I just dont trust Fedora as much as he does. Then again he trust me on the subject as I have been using Linux more then 10 years longer then he has. So may get Ubuntu on it and if he likes it move the others to Ubuntu when the time comes.

keithpeter
April 28th, 2012, 11:05 AM
1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?

Yes, but on my own hardware that I connect to the 'guest wifi'. I'm a teacher so my students use my Ubuntu netbook to access Web sites and play youtube maths videos sometimes in class. They have no idea what Ubuntu is, and they seem to be able to use it without too many problems :twisted:

College is 100% Microsoft shop, Windows 7 on the client PCs, as well as Citrix thin client systems running a desktop with an XP look. Intranet covers most 'admin/business application' type tasks, but it is Sharepoint, and people are really using the Office integration. If MS push their Office365 cloud based office, then I can imagine being able to use a client computer running Ubuntu.

Work also happens at home, on the train and in coffee shops. At home, its on a recycled PC running Ubuntu. I can log into a Citrix type desktop.

2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?

Yes, but laptop with Ubuntu


3) If Ubuntu is used as the main OS, and/or you're feeling particularly open today, where do you work?

Not relevant because the 'official' computers are Windows.

4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

Two chaps interested in Linux, IT staff know about Ubuntu, IT teachers cover GNU/Linux in their classes, and point students at Ubuntu as it is easyish to get working on a USB stick

F.G.
April 28th, 2012, 11:36 AM
1)
by the way this is my first post and I am 14 and a freshman

Also, this doesn't count but I am trying to find a linux distro for an old slow PC from 2003, any help would be appreciated thnks.
hi samkostka, welcome to the forum. you should probably start your own thread for the distro question though (however my suggestions would be xubuntu, lubuntu, lmde, voyager, basic debian or for something more interesting archbang or crunchbang).

anyway, my answers are:
1) yes (at work).
2) Desktops laptops and servers (some of the servers do also run centos, redhat or solaris).
3) not feeling that open.
4) about 2/3 of my co-workers (about 250 of them), the rest use windows.

Marzata
April 29th, 2012, 01:17 AM
1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?

Ubuntu before Unity, but Xubuntu after that.

2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?

All.

3) If Ubuntu is used as the main OS, and/or you're feeling particularly open today, where do you work?

No open. Feel great.

4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

I converted all people around me to Xubuntu.

Zukaro
April 29th, 2012, 01:39 AM
1) Not really; currently use Windows as I need spell check which wasn't working in Ubuntu (not sure if it's working now as I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04)
2) Netbook
3) Thomas A Blakelock High school (*is a student*)
4) No one in my classes use Ubuntu, or any form of Linux, everyone uses some version of Windows or OS X/iOS (not many people bring computers there however)

Drakx
April 29th, 2012, 02:36 PM
Hey,

Just a random few questions :P

1) Do you use Ubuntu at work or school?
2) Desktop, laptop, or tablet?
3) If Ubuntu is used as the main OS, and/or you're feeling particularly open today, where do you work?
4) How many other people use Ubuntu in your office/classes?

My answers:
1: Both
2: All 3
3: I run my own business
4: In class: 3

1) Work and Home
2) Desktop
3) I also run my own business which includes using Mac OS X too.
4) 2

I'm considered a startup business hence to low numbers :P