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.
Johnny - 40 - male - Costa Mesa, CA - Married - Not really "religious" - Field Tech./Analyst, wide-format printing - some college - old tube radios, old VWs, radio
When and how did you become interested in computers? in Linux? in Ubuntu?
Hmmm, 1983 got my first computer (Atari 800). Linux? Um, sometime in the late 90's. Ubuntu? About 2 years ago.
Do you use more that one operating system on your computer? If so, how many? and what are they?
Yeah... Dual-boot XP/Gutsy, but Gutsy is on 80% of the time.
Do you use more that one computer with Ubuntu? If so, How many?
Yup, our laptop is Xubuntu only.
How long after using Ubuntu before you join the forum?
Do you help others? Do others help you?
Yup and Yup.
Are you a Linux Registered member? Are you an Ubuntu Registered member?
Yes, Linux Counter #245895... Not registered Ubuntu user... I have to do that...
What distros do you regularly use?
Ubuntu 7.10 & Xubuntu 7.10
What software do you regularly use?
Hmm.. Firefox, Thunderbird, OOo, Gimp, ffmpeg, gxine, xmms, Citrix ICA Client, gFTP, Audacity
What’s your favorite application? And what is Your least favorite?
Yikes! Oh, ffmpeg is pretty cool... Least fav? Can't think of one now...
What made you start using Ubuntu Linux?
Microsoft's BSOD and the idea of open source. 'nuff said.
Have you ever introduced others to Ubuntu? And if so, how many?
Yes, but only a few.
What would you like to see happen with Linux in the future? with Ubuntu?
I'd like to see more hardware support and see more people using Linux in general. Imagine...
If there was one thing you could tell all new Ubuntu users, what would it be?
Patience, patience, patience! The block walls you run into only get smaller and weaker as you learn.
IBM Thinkpad r51, Ubuntu 12.04
Homebuilt Intel Core2Duo E4500, 4.0GB RAM, EVGA/nVidia GT440, Dual-boot W7/Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit
Dell Optiplex 755, 4.0GB RAM, Ubuntu Server 14.04 64-bit (local file/print/music server)