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bonzodog
November 11th, 2006, 06:21 PM
Although you all use linux, where and for what purpose do you use it?

Do you have it just at work as a server, but use Windows on the desks, or do you have it at home as the sole OS and main entertainment platform?

fuscia
November 11th, 2006, 06:24 PM
desktop at home. i have no idea what a server is.

maagimies
November 11th, 2006, 06:27 PM
I run Ubuntu on my firewall/router/Quake 2 server machine.
I also have Ubuntu on my desktop machine, and I dualboot with WinXP.
XP I use mainly for games, I handle everything else in Ubuntu, video playing, document writing, music etc.
BUT yesterday I got Daggerfall working with Ubuntu using dosemu and freedos(Dosbox was just too slow), and I'm happy now :p
(Haven't booted to XP the entire day, can't say the same about playing DF :mrgreen: )

chaosgeisterchen
November 11th, 2006, 07:00 PM
I do only have one machine which can be used for Linux to test it out.

But I have issues over issues with that machine. But Ubuntu is running on it some time now (Kubuntu to be exact).

.t.
November 11th, 2006, 08:24 PM
I have this laptop (Desktop at home) and a web/mail/file/vm server in a closet.

lazyart
November 11th, 2006, 08:36 PM
On desktop at home, have a server here but not fully configured yet. Will use it to replace my Active Directory monger once I figure out how to get LDAP set up.

slimdog360
November 11th, 2006, 10:40 PM
I use Ubuntu as my desktop, just doing the internets, gaming and all that jazz. naa mean.


PS:Is it just me or does the 'desktop at home' option have 100% next to it? Or is that the way its meant to be?
http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/2996/100percentpd0.jpg

beercz
November 11th, 2006, 10:42 PM
I use debian sarge for my server at home and servers at work. I use ubuntu for my desktop at home.

We use windows desktops at work sadly. Can't use anything else because of the software we use. :-(

engla
November 11th, 2006, 10:50 PM
Cool to see that 100% use ubuntu at home :) noone feels forced to come here just because they have to use it at work :)

.t.
November 11th, 2006, 11:14 PM
Yep. All the server users use desktop ubuntu at home!

Christmas
November 11th, 2006, 11:22 PM
Desktop at home & server at home. Actually the server is my desktop computer which runs Apache2 for my web page.

AndyCooll
November 11th, 2006, 11:22 PM
Well I use Ubuntu desktop on my main box and the laptops, while I run Ubuntu server on my server box.

:cool:

Engnome
November 12th, 2006, 12:17 AM
Although you all use linux, where and for what purpose do you use it?

Do you have it just at work as a server, but use Windows on the desks, or do you have it at home as the sole OS and main entertainment platform?

In thread title you ask where do you use ubuntu but then you ask where do you use Linux. Which one is it? I use Ubuntu on laptops and desktops but on my server I have Debian Stable.

Cool someone actually use ubuntu for servers at work. Didn't expect that, are you guys your own bosses or something?

beercz
November 12th, 2006, 02:15 AM
In thread title you ask where do you use ubuntu but then you ask where do you use Linux. Which one is it? I use Ubuntu on laptops and desktops but on my server I have Debian Stable.

Cool someone actually use ubuntu for servers at work. Didn't expect that, are you guys your own bosses or something?
I the boss of my Company's IT Department - so I implement Debian sbable servers there.

I would also like to implement Ubuntu on the desktop/laptops but due to all the specialist software we use I can't as it is only available in Windows. We use AutoCAD and other specially written engineering software.

TrailerTrash
November 12th, 2006, 04:45 AM
I use Ubuntu at home/work desktop, and CentOS on a server at my work/home. I use Windows ME on my laptop.
I work at home. :D

ShadowVlican
November 12th, 2006, 05:51 AM
desktop at home. i have no idea what a server is.
what he said