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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first use
by richmassena on Sun 12th Apr 2009 02:43 UTC
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I had a friend at work who introduced me to Linux in the summer of 1997. For a short time I had a shell account on one of his friend's computers. Then I went to the local computer store and paid out $50 for Redhat 5, rather than try to get what I needed over dialup. I spent some time that summer learning the basics, like trying to get X working, and finding a window manager I could live with.

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