Linked by Kroc Camen on Fri 25th Dec 2009 14:15 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes At the end of the year, mainly to shamelessly fill slow news around the holidays, OSNews usually asks the readers to share with all the other readers something about their computer setup. Since OSNews can be quite diverse when it comes to computing environments, these threads can often be quite interesting. This year, please chime in with the setup you use to read OSNews - computer, OS, software and maybe even provide screenshots or photos of your proud workspace. Has it changed a lot this year? Maybe switched browser, maybe switched OS even? Let everybody know!
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Moved to Windows
by GraphiteCube on Fri 25th Dec 2009 16:33 UTC
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After 2 years of being a Mac user, I finally switched back to Windows, which is more suitable for my school work and programming. Now I am very happy with my Windows Vista Business, with Visual Studio 2008, NetBeans and GlassFish installed, all for learning purpose and works very well.

I still use my MacBook Pro, but only when I go to school. I haven't upgrade to *Slow Leopard*, and the machine is still running Tiger. When more and more latest version of applications requires Mac O$ X 10.6 (especially when JDK 6 is available on Windows/ Linux for ***free***, I must upgrade Mac O$ to get the same thing, which cost me a lot), I just don't understand why I bought a Mac.

I have got an old notebook, and I use it as my home server (Web server and FTP server). Although the computer is quite old, it works very well. It runs Debian (testing branch). I also run Folding@Home on it to donate some CPU power.

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