Linux/Mac/Windows/Other OS of choice?

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    Question Linux/Mac/Windows/Other OS of choice?

    I know this has been asked before, but I'm looking for some different(new?) opinions. For this reason, I don't plan on puting a poll up... i only want to see opinions. What is your OS of choice?

    P.S. IMO, I prefer linux. Everything is open and customizable. Linux is how and what you make of it, not what some guy down in Silicon Valley decides is best(or easiest?) to use.

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    linux
    prodos
    beos

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    (Entire point to this thread...) Why?

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    i just think and linux and beos are kool.

    linux is great for all around use and specialties(programming,networking)

    beos was pretty new, and it looks different. not very popular any more. and it liked my nic more than linux did.

    prodos is the os the old apple 2s use(think 1980s msdos with basic built in), it a classic.

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    I like WinXP, but partly because that's what I know how to use. Linux seems pretty cool too - I like that it's free and I can mess stuff up by being an idiot (well, I don't like it when I do that, but I like the fact that I can). DOS was always fun back in the day too.
    Away.

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    DOS was always fun back in the day too.
    only on vintage hardware.


    how can any one fill up 4k of ram? you will only have to buy one 20mb hard drive for you store your lifes work. such power

    if i only knew assembly....

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    Wow...

    Wow... not many people... OK, I'll give ya something to talk about. What's your least favorite system, and of proof from last posts I guess I'll have to tell you to give your reasons.

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    Running a system without an OS sucks. You shouldn't need a reason for that.

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    has anyone used one of those java os?

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    Originally posted by mart_man00
    has anyone used one of those java os?
    you mean solaris?? solaris is just like using linux.

    .. in the event that you were being sarcastic..... haha, java os. * my oh my, what will run the garbage collecter? *

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    no i ment a real operating system using mostly java.

    look like jos is out. i dont know how far it can go(linux is mostly c, but they do have to cheat sometimes).

    haha, java os
    i dont think it would ever be popular, i was just wondering...

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    Um yes I see...maybe I'll buy their domain name...
    "Think not but that I know these things; or think
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    Um yes I see...maybe I'll buy their domain name...
    i said 'look like jos is out', to show that a former big name one migh of went under.

    i was hoping some one remembered them or another one....

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    ...

    Wow... only people like, well, govtcheez can truly appreciate the off-topic...ness of this thread. Aw well.


    Out of state I go... 1 whole day and 1 whole night without internet access... though I borrowed my sisters laptop which as of now has visual studios ent on it. No internet access... THE HORRA' THE HORRA'!!! Zya... ::begins withdrawal symptoms::
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    Windows XP for the following reasons:

    1-The default theme is pretty.
    2-When you "Turn Off" your computer, the color fades to black and white.
    3-All of the good games are released for Windows first.
    4-MsPaint.

    I wish MS would buy that little Penguin, though. He's adorable.
    MS needs a mascot, something cute...A pelican, perhaps; maybe
    some sort of fish.
    Staying away from General.

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