Re: Would you like to answer a few questions?
Tell as much as you’re willing about your “real” life — name, age, gender, location, family, religion, profession, education, hobbies, etc.
I am an 18 year old guy living outside of Pittsburgh, PA. I still live at home with family. I believe in science/math. I currenty work as a warehouse plebian. I have 101 days left of school then I am off to the University of Pittsburgh to study chemical engineering. I enjoy video games, computers, audio, and bicycling.
When and how did you become interested in computers? in Linux? in Ubuntu?
The first computer I used was a IBM Aptevia with a 486 and windows 3.1 I became interested in computers when I was 14 and I got a new computer. I herd about Linux a while ago, but finally built a computer to run Linux. I herd about Ubuntu when I was looking for a distro.
Do you use more that one operating system on your computer? If so, how many? and what are they?
This computer is Ubuntu only. I may install Ubuntu on another computer and dual boot.
Do you use more that one computer with Ubuntu? If so, How many?
How long after using Ubuntu before you join the forum?
I got it installed and joined about 20 minutes after when I had trouble with video card drivers
Do you help others? Do others help you?
I can't help people right now, but I do get help.
Are you a Linux Registered member? Are you an Ubuntu Registered member?
I am Ubuntu user #19775
What distros do you regularly use?
I have an iso of Mint that I want to try out.
What software do you regularly use?
Firefox, Soundjuicer, Rythmbox, Folding@Home
What’s your favorite application? And what is Your least favorite?
Rythmbox is my favorite. Flash is my least favorite
What made you start using Ubuntu Linux?
A friend told me it was the easiest to use for n00bs.
Have you ever introduced others to Ubuntu? And if so, how many?
I showed 2 people Ubuntu
What would you like to see happen with Linux in the future? with Ubuntu?
I would love to see better ATI drivers, More games that don't need emulation. I think Ubuntu is fine as it is right now. I just need to learn more.
If there was one thing you could tell all new Ubuntu users, what would it be?
Forget your games, read up on how to use the terminal, and join the forums.
Desktop:ECS nForce4M -A, AMD x2 +4800, 2gb DDR2 800, BFG 8500gt, WD 320gb, M-audio Audiophile 192 Ubuntu 7.10
Laptop:System 76 Pangolin Value Intel T5250 1.5ghz 1gb DDR2 667, 60gb HD, 8600gt 256mb Ubuntu 8.04