Ubuntu What was your first experience with Linux like?
Posted by Rick Hamilton As humans, we experience firsts for almost everything in our lives. Having your first birthday, Getting your first car, Discovering your first true love
these are all experiences that are important to us, that we all cherish
Ubuntu What was your first Linux experience?
My very first experience with Linux was a Knoppix LiveCD that my dad had. We only booted into it twice I think (I was 10, 5 years ago). I thought the desktop was really cool. My first real experience with Linux was Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft. Surprisingly
Ubuntu What was your first "real" program?
What was your first useful program (or whatever) that someone did or might actually use? Or maybe it was just something you made that you were proud of becuse you didn't use a tutorial. I made several small programs before my venture into "real progr
Ubuntu What was your first &most recent music concert you attended? Which was your favorite?
What was your first &most recent music concert you attended? Which was your favorite? My very first concert was: BOC (Blue Oyster Cult); Houston, Texas. About 23 years ago. The most recent concert was: Rusted Root; Portland, Oregon. About 8 years
Ubuntu What was your first distro?
So what was your 1st distro? Mine was Puppy Linux.
Ubuntu What was L. Torvalds' Goal with Linux?
What was his goal? To create a freely distributable operating system kernel for use on personal computers? Or just to see if he could do it?
Ubuntu What was your first linux distro?
Mine was Yellow Dog Linux 6.2 on my PS3 and it almost turned me away from linux. You couldn't really do anything on it, and it more complicated to use than Ubuntu. Also setting up wireless internet was the biggest pain.
Ubuntu What was your first programming book?
I'm really curious to see what linux users first programming books were. I started a topic on my blog about this and so far its all comments from windows users so some linux comments might help balance it out :) (Also my blog is CodeJustin.com (http:
Ubuntu What was your first "gaming" card?
My very first "gaming" video card was an S3 GENDAC 2MB VLB video card. This was back before Nvidia and even ATi. VLB cards were underrated. Back when PCI was just establishing itself as a form factor, my VLB was actually a little quicker than my firs
Ubuntu What was your first portable digital audio player?
Just wondering, Mine was the Diamond Rio PMP300 back in 98, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_PMP300 I remember having a difficult time finding new music for it, other than what I ripped from CDs.
Ubuntu What was your first programming language?
Inspired by the current slashdot poll. I am truly curious myself. For me, the first language I wrote a DECENT program in was ruby :), yeah, envy me, ruby! It wasn't to exciting, it was just a little rails app that searched a book database, but it was
Ubuntu First Experience with Linux
I decided to download Ubuntu just to see if I could make it work. I made the partitions, created an install CD and then installed without any problems. I used Ndiswrapper for my wireless adapter drivers and was able to connect after blacklisting the
What was your first computer??
What was your first computer like,was it a pentium 1 or 2,did it run linux,macintosh,windows or maybe even something else,do you miss it?? mine was a laptop with: pentium 3 1.2Ghz 10 gb hard drive 256 mb ram ran windows 98 then I switched to Xandros
What was your first OS and Computer?
Ok, so I am a bit of a nostalgic fool today. So here it goes. What was your first OS and your very first computer/box ? Mine was DOS 4.0 and a Commodore Colt, when I pressed the Turbo it went all the way up to 8 MHZ!!!!! wow!
Ubuntu What was your very first Linux distro?
I was just looking at the cool looking tree of Linux distros on the wikipedia page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_distribution) and I was wondering what was everyones first Linux distro. Has anyone ever used MCC interim or SLS or any other now l
Ubuntu What was the first Linux Distrobution ever?
What was the first distribution ever? Please do not ask things like, "Well, what do you mean, commercial or something?" Just, what was the first one created? What was the very first distro that took Linus Torvalds Kernel, and created it into the firs
Ubuntu What was the first serious thing you programmed?
A slight deviation from this thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=450459) :) What was the first serious thing you programmed, i.e. not for training or learning purposes but perhaps your first job or first project? Of course if you have ne
Ubuntu What was the first thing you noticed in Gutsy?
What was the first thing you noticed in Gutsy? The first thing I noticed was that it had drivers for my graphic driver installed.:KS On Feisty and other releases I had to install these drivers to get 1400x1050 resolution. :)
Ubuntu What Optical Disk Drives Work With Linux?
What Optical Disk Drives Work With Linux? Are there any combo drives that work with Linux? What is the name of a brand that has optical drives that work with Linux?
First Experience With Linux (Ubuntu): What do i think.
first of all, i would like to say that i'm not a Microsoft fanboy, in fact i generalilly dislike it, and i love the open source movement in general, and Linux in particular (or GNU/Linux as others like to call it). I'm also a linux newbie, so maybe m