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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Easy Rhino, Jun 4, 2013.

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Which flavor of ownage??

  1. Mint

    34 vote(s)
    22.2%
  2. Ubuntu

    61 vote(s)
    39.9%
  3. Debian

    12 vote(s)
    7.8%
  4. Fedora

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    3.3%
  5. CentOS

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    2.6%
  6. OpenSUSE

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    3.9%
  7. Arch

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    4.6%
  8. RedHat

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    1.3%
  9. Other: Please specify

    22 vote(s)
    14.4%
  1. Aquinus

    Aquinus Resident Wat-man

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    For those of us who develop on *nix, CoreOS sounds like a nice bare-bone *nix for people looking to build deploy some SAAS (software as a service) applications. :cool:
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    A BSOD is a feature of Windows, just like the Kernel Panic and Kernel Oops of Linux/BSD/OS X.

    BTW, BSD is not Linux.
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    An awesome feature that is:toast:
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    The problem is the frequency. Getting a BSOD is easy. Very easy (how many of us have had a BSOD by doing absolutely nothing? I bet most of us had such a thing).
    Meanwhile, Kernel Panics? I've seen four through my entire life. Three of those were artificially induced by me - only one of those was a real Kernel Panic. And that one was Nvidia's fault.
    How about Kernel oopses? Seen 5. 4 of those in the five days. Due to a bug in [You've guessed it!] Nvidia's driver code. The remaining one? Idon'trememberlol.

    While the frequency I see BSODs is far much greather. Despite the fact I only boot into windows, like, once a month for a day or so.
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    I've had kernel panics in *nix, mostly because of problem drivers, but occasionally you'll have buggy software (other than drivers) that can cause it. I've seen the OS X kernel panic for while doing nothing, but those instances are very rare (but they do happen, usually after over a week and a lot of up-time and constant sleep-wake up cycles.).
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    OS X is a dirty traitor to the *nix. Don't bring it up.
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    Aquinus Resident Wat-man

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    Bullshit. OS X is more like Unix than any distro of Linux is. :slap:
  8. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    OS X is a fabulous OS. It still maintains a lot of the core code of early BSD. The only people who bad mouth OS X are young gamers and older nerds who can't stand the thought of Grandma being able to use a computer because the OS is so slick even her glaucoma ridden eyes can see and understand the interface.
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    I actually say quite a few kernel panics when I was using Ubuntu, and mint. But none so far using Manjaro.

    And BSoD oh god, way too many of those.

    I don't hate OS x, but I do hate Apple's guts, hope they go into bankruptcy!
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    On the rare occasion that I actually have it installed, I use Fedora.
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    I simply hate Apple to the extreme, which also makes me hate most of their products. *shrug*
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    pretty much what i think of "hey you pay premium for a opensource based os in a wooowww designed gear, how about 5time the price of the same hardware pc based or phone"

    to stay on topic actually i run,

    Angstrom Linux... yep Beaglebone Black ... (still i think i will switch to another distro, i dont like the choice from beagleboard.org) :D

    also: Kernel panic? i've seen not many of them, BSOD? hardly seen some since i started with Win3.1 till now (except with heavy OC fiddling xD) i got more BSOD (Black screen of doom not Blue screen of death) recently, due to my Club3D HD7870

    you know the sentence: "Mac/WinPc/LinuxPc 92.86% of the bug are comming from the Chair-Keyboard interfacing... wether it be user side or developer side..."

    my mom and my dad have 2 iPad (1 and 4) and a iPad mini they are just fine for them, still for PC my mom can handle a Win7 netbook but when i gave here a MacBook Air for "harmonizing" with the Pad they have she said "oh gosh its too different shortcut are illogical, the interface is annoying and the price? you really had to pay 3time the price of a pc with the same specs for having "that?" " well she's not technically a Grandma despite her having 4 grand children (from my sister :D) and she is only 63yrs

    in not a old nerd or a young gamer i dont badmouth apple product i badmouth their price policy and proprietary policy
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    I like Elementary OS; it's clean, fast and incredibly simple. Looking forward to it maturing.
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    That's like saying "I hate a person on TPU, so I hate TPU as a whole." :slap:

    Which has very little to do with how nice of an OS that OS X is. I never I said agreed with Apple's business practices. ;)

    What's special about it? I just went to the website and read up on it a bit and it sounds like any other start-up linux distro. Nothing caught my eye that really sets it apart from anything else. Maybe I'm missing something?
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    Don't know if there is anything special about it [yet] but I like the simplicity of it. I'm a Linux novice so I'm just dickin' around with it on an old rig I have lying around at work.

    I'm enjoying it so far.
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    I would choose two if it was an option. I mainly deal with Cent/Redhat but I liked messing with Debian.
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    I'm running ubuntu at home and most of my work machines are centos as we use redhat in our production environment.
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    Ubuntu with KDE environment at home(where i sometimes work) and Debian at work.
    I plan to move on Gentoo on my next upgrade(which is not too soon though), install strictly what i need without strange dependencies.
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    Also Gentoo can have some dependancy hell if you do not optimally use the so-called USE-flags. Usually it is more suited to developers or people who wish to learn computer stuff than to people who just want to use it. Just saying.
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    first time Linux user here :D running Ubuntu 13.10
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    Running Mint "nadia". I've tried alot of times ubuntu but always went back to Mint..... I know Mint is just another based on ubuntu... and ubuntu is debian based distro...

    But Mint has been better for me...

    At most times now.... Mint is more popular now than ubuntu...

    http://distrowatch.com/

    Open suse is also ok but Mint is the best for me ^_^
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    Gnome Ubuntu 13.04 has been working fairly well for me. We'll see how 13.10 does.

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