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Cliphead
1st January 2017, 18:47
I no longer use any version of Windows at home and haven't done for years. At work I need to use Win7 but only to launch PuTTY to connect to the Unix / Linux servers I manage with a CLI.

What's your preference at home and work? Any Win10 fans?

RSoles
1st January 2017, 19:01
Mainly Linux here, thanks to yourself. :wave:
Though Ubuntu rather than Red Hat.

I have pcs with Windows 7 and 10, mainly so the kids can play games, nothing much to choose between them.
So long as it's not 8.0 or 8.1......

aardvark
1st January 2017, 19:06
Windoze here. Keeps things simple with clientCo work.

ladymuck
1st January 2017, 20:22
W10 on my main and living room PCs. Laptop is on W8.1; managed to make it largely behave like W7 so it's bearable.

vetran
1st January 2017, 20:26
Doze 10 & 7 on laptops

2003 on the server.

Routers, HTPC & IOT are not UNIX.

Tablets Android (yep its not Unix)

FTFTP.

SlipTheJab
1st January 2017, 22:13
Mac at work and home, and thats the way I like it.

MarillionFan
1st January 2017, 22:34
Just curious

Well, it's normally for pooping out of but in this modern world it seems like you and the fella next door like each other then it's any port in a storm so to speak.

woohoo
1st January 2017, 23:18
Win10 on laptop and main pc. Have a macbook also. Miss WooHoo has a surface book running win10, she has also been given a mac air for work, which she hates.

Nothing running Linux and don't really have an incentive to try it.

greenlake
1st January 2017, 23:28
http://i.imgur.com/fuxSy5E.png

RSoles
1st January 2017, 23:32
Just remember. Windows is Skynet.

NickFitz
1st January 2017, 23:32
Macs at home. At my most recent ClientCo I had a Windows box (not sure which version, it was the one that turns into Windows Phone if you press the wrong key or put the mouse pointer too near some arbitrary area of the screen) but all my actual work was done on a RHEL VM via remote desktop.

DaveB
2nd January 2017, 10:04
Macs at home. Android n the phone. Running Office 365 and Outlook so can generally integrate into Client Co. eco systems if needed. With current Client Co. I WFH 2 days a week and the windows laptop stays in the bag.

WTFH
2nd January 2017, 10:25
Win10 on home PCs, Win7 on ClientCo laptop. OSX on Mac.

darmstadt
2nd January 2017, 10:30
Win10 and Win7 primarily at home (some Linux VM's for certain stuff.) Win7 on project A provided laptop but primarily working on big Linux systems so putty is tool of choice. Project B is Linux as host with various other guest OS'es (although a couple of weeks ago I had 2 servers running OS/2 which I had to configure!)

stek
2nd January 2017, 10:30
Doze 10 & 7 on laptops

2003 on the server.

Routers, HTPC & IOT are UNIX.

Tablets Android (yep its Unix)

Linux etc are not Unix...

The Register of UNIX® Certified Products (http://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/)

adubya
2nd January 2017, 10:39
So IBM AIX 7.n isn't UNIX either, I missed that memo.

darmstadt
2nd January 2017, 10:45
So IBM AIX 7.n isn't UNIX either, I missed that memo.

I wouldn't worry too much about AIX in the not too distant future with IBM now making Linux the OS of choice for Power systems...

NickFitz
2nd January 2017, 11:13
Linux etc are not Unix...

The Register of UNIX® Certified Products (http://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/)

You missed out "Actually, it's GNU/Linux (https://www.gnu.org/gnu/why-gnu-linux.html)" and "Actually, Linux is the name of the kernel (https://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.en.html)" :D

stek
2nd January 2017, 12:01
So IBM AIX 7.n isn't UNIX either, I missed that memo.

It's oft said that AIX isn't a true Unix, as everything in the Unix standard has to be a file, but the ODM in AIX is a database. IBM must have had the clout to get it on the list though in the past...

SueEllen
2nd January 2017, 12:31
Ubuntu and windows 10 at home. Ubuntu laptop is the more expensive one as it will be going for years.

Current client uses windows 7. However last clients have either used Macs or allowed me to use my own laptop.

So I have to be able to use any OS on the desktop.

VectraMan
2nd January 2017, 12:51
W10 on laptop and desktop at home now. Ex-client co's PC is Windows 7. I use a few Linux Mint VMs, a Windows 7 VM, and an old XP VM to build some ancient software.

2017 will be the year of Linux. You'll see.

d000hg
2nd January 2017, 14:43
I'm a Windows man. I was a big W7 fan and updated my main PC to W8 with some concern, though actually I didn't mind it much especially once 8.1 came out. W10 is pretty great in my opinion.

I also have a Mac (Mini) but Mac just doesn't feel natural to me even after a fair bit of use.

greenlake
2nd January 2017, 17:32
Microsoft? Linux? It's all the same really....

http://i.imgur.com/pYTqM2s.jpg

vetran
2nd January 2017, 18:06
Microsoft? Linux? It's all the same really....

http://i.imgur.com/pYTqM2s.jpg

Typical Linux the pinko OS.

woohoo
2nd January 2017, 18:12
Mentioned it in this thread but Miss WooHoo hates her new mac. Anyone have any short but good tutorials she could use to get to know her mac better?

darmstadt
2nd January 2017, 18:15
Windows 10 actually comes with something called WSL - Windows Subsystem for Linux:


WSL requires fewer resources (CPU, memory, and storage) than a full virtualized machine. WSL also allows you to run Linux command-line tools and apps alongside your Windows command-line, desktop and store apps, and to access your Windows files from within Linux. This enables you to use Windows apps and Linux command-line tools on the same set of files if you wish.

And what I've been using for quite a while is basically BASH on Ubuntu on Windows: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/commandline/wsl/about

quackhandle
2nd January 2017, 18:37
Microsoft? Linux? It's all the same really....

FFS, GL, where do you find these pics? :laugh

Edit: Win10 and 7 on the old lappy. None on the fanbois stuff in this house.

qh

NickFitz
2nd January 2017, 18:42
Mentioned it in this thread but Miss WooHoo hates her new mac. Anyone have any short but good tutorials she could use to get to know her mac better?

There are various tutorials on Apple's site: https://support.apple.com/explore/new-to-mac and also a bunch of useful stuff at MacWorld: Mac tips and tutorials: everything you need to know to set up your new Mac - How to - Macworld UK (http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/mac-tips-tutorials-everything-you-need-know-set-up-your-new-mac-3632335/)

AtW
2nd January 2017, 19:21
MS-DOS 3.3

Platypus
2nd January 2017, 20:03
Mentioned it in this thread but Miss WooHoo hates her new mac. Anyone have any short but good tutorials she could use to get to know her mac better?

It took me some getting used to. Having to flip between Windows (for work) and Mac (for home) doesn't help.

Youtube has lots of good videos "how to XXXX mac" or in fact just Google for lots of great info. Hope she figures it out soon!

d000hg
2nd January 2017, 20:36
MS-DOS 3.3

3.3 was a good year.

SueEllen
2nd January 2017, 23:59
It took me some getting used to. Having to flip between Windows (for work) and Mac (for home) doesn't help.


The thing that annoys me most is their bloody keyboard.

And I'm never allowed to remap it because the Mac isn't my own and even home Mac users like to be "special".

woohoo
3rd January 2017, 07:18
It took me some getting used to. Having to flip between Windows (for work) and Mac (for home) doesn't help.

Youtube has lots of good videos "how to XXXX mac" or in fact just Google for lots of great info. Hope she figures it out soon!

Yep pointed her in the direction of YouTube but looking for something along the lines that hansleman did for windows. But she set up few things last night and is ok.

original PM
3rd January 2017, 07:37
Yep pointed her in the direction of YouTube but looking for something along the lines that hansleman did for windows. But she set up few things last night and is ok.

I have recently acquired a MAC to go along side my windows laptop at work.

What I need to investigate are the swipe gestures etc as I think that will make using the mac easier as sometimes I do something - think that will be useful but have no idea what I did.

Other times I do something and think that is pointless - but still have no idea what I did...

BackupBoy
3rd January 2017, 08:53
I have recently acquired a MAC to go along side my windows laptop at work.

What I need to investigate are the swipe gestures etc as I think that will make using the mac easier as sometimes I do something - think that will be useful but have no idea what I did.

Other times I do something and think that is pointless - but still have no idea what I did...

There's very useful guidance for those built into the trackpad or mouse Preferences.

My wife (a resolutely non-technical person) has just moved to macOS from Win7 and apart from some hilarity over Ctrl versus Command she's doing fine.

I made sure all her most used apps (iTunes, Thunderbird, Chrome, etc) were all setup the same way. No problems so far.

imore.com has some good tutorials too.