Operating system preferences?

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  1. NewGuy
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    Just curious what are everyones operating system preferences?

    Example: Windows 98, Windows 2000, etc.....

    Any thoughts?

    Just trying to get some software talk going......
     
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    win 2k server
     
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    At work, I have to use 2k as well.


    At home, I use slackware on the 2 machines and a redhat kernel on the server.
     
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    DOS :D
     
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    Atari made the better DOS. -Microsoft just won because Atari was holding out. :p:

    (I had an atari 800 and used to program in basic)

    A 12 year old with nothing better to do at night. :rolleyes:
     
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    My preference is XP, although I think the security features are better with 2000. Of course the best security appears to be with Linux (Redhat is my fav). I want to setup another PC with Linux again but I can't afford it. Anyone like to donate to my pc fund?

    I remember there was a version of Linux that would run on top of Windows, anyone remember what that was, or know of any newer versions out?

    *sorta off topic* - anyone use Vmware? We used to use that a lot at my last job. Great program that allows you to have virtual machines running within windows. I know it supported at least 95,98,2000,NT,XP,Linux,DOS...
     
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    Actually, peanut and a few others all do that by creating a virtual drive from when you are running windows. Unless you want limited functionality, the best way to go is still a standard install and then throwing VMWare on top. I don't use vmware, I haven't needed to.

    If you are looking to run windows apps, there is always WINE which may work for some.
     

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