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(New page: * got first computer around 1984 - the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:ZX_Spectrum%2B.jpg ZX Spectrum+], followed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:65xe.jpg Atari 65XE], [http://e...)
 
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* got first computer around 1984 - the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:ZX_Spectrum%2B.jpg ZX Spectrum+], followed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:65xe.jpg Atari 65XE], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Commodore64.jpg C64], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Amiga500_system.jpg Amiga 500] and then entered the PC world in 1996 (got a Pentium 133)
 
* got first computer around 1984 - the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:ZX_Spectrum%2B.jpg ZX Spectrum+], followed by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:65xe.jpg Atari 65XE], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Commodore64.jpg C64], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Amiga500_system.jpg Amiga 500] and then entered the PC world in 1996 (got a Pentium 133)
 
* been using GNU/Linux on and off since 1999; first distro I ever booted up was [http://www.toms.net/rb/ tomsrtbt] on a floppy disk; first "full blown" distro was Mandrake 5.2 "Leeloo" - loved that name back then but never really got to like RPM
 
* been using GNU/Linux on and off since 1999; first distro I ever booted up was [http://www.toms.net/rb/ tomsrtbt] on a floppy disk; first "full blown" distro was Mandrake 5.2 "Leeloo" - loved that name back then but never really got to like RPM
* tried RedHat, SuSE and many many many others before settling on Debian mainly to enjoy the vast number of packages in the repos and working with ''aptitude''
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* tried RedHat, SuSE and many many many others before settling on Debian mainly to enjoy the vast number of packages in the repos and ease of package management with ''dselect'' and later ''aptitude''
* finally started using Linux full time on the desktop in 2005 by installing Kubuntu 5.10 "Breezy Badger" (hey, it was Debian for the lazy!)
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* finally started using Linux full time on the desktop in 2005 by installing Kubuntu 5.10 "Breezy Badger" (yeah, the Debian for the lazy)
* Arch-ing since September 2008 and here to stay
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* running Arch since September 2008, now on numerous systems at home and at work, and here to stay for good

Revision as of 18:00, 17 October 2010

  • got first computer around 1984 - the ZX Spectrum+, followed by Atari 65XE, C64, Amiga 500 and then entered the PC world in 1996 (got a Pentium 133)
  • been using GNU/Linux on and off since 1999; first distro I ever booted up was tomsrtbt on a floppy disk; first "full blown" distro was Mandrake 5.2 "Leeloo" - loved that name back then but never really got to like RPM
  • tried RedHat, SuSE and many many many others before settling on Debian mainly to enjoy the vast number of packages in the repos and ease of package management with dselect and later aptitude
  • finally started using Linux full time on the desktop in 2005 by installing Kubuntu 5.10 "Breezy Badger" (yeah, the Debian for the lazy)
  • running Arch since September 2008, now on numerous systems at home and at work, and here to stay for good