Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Sat 11th Apr 2009 20:55 UTC
Linux Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols at Computer World asks himself when he first started using Linux after attending the Linux Foundation Summit where several others were asked the same question. The Linux Foundation has posted a video of some of the answers; boy, do I feel young.
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It all started with Debian
by jbauer on Sun 12th Apr 2009 11:40 UTC
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2005-07-06

My first contact was with Debian 2.0. The CDs (binaries and sources) came in a magazine dedicated to Linux. That was around 1998 and a connection to the internet was still some kind of a luxury.

Managed to install it on a 1GB hard drive. I got Xfree working, and the whole thing was a horrible headache, but also at the same time a new enjoyable experience.

I have barely used Windows since then... until I bought a notebook with Vista. Strange things happen indeed.

Edited 2009-04-12 11:41 UTC

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