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Stages Of Development of A Linux User

  1. Sep 10, 2003 #1
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2017
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  3. Sep 10, 2003 #2


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    Stage 0+1:

    Was here from the introduction of windows 3.1 to windows 95-windows98

    Stage 2:

    My dad installed redhat linux 4.2 on the family computer (I still have the cds)

    stage 3:

    Was here from windows 98-me to windows 2k

    stage 4:

    window 2k broke the camel's back. got fed up with hardware problems and configuration.

    stage 5:

    Redhat 6.1, joined local linux user group

    stage 6+7+8:

    Still needed to dual boot into windows for high school work

    stage 9:

    College uses Unix. A lot less reliant on windows (except for games)
    Developing Open Source Project with ACM chapter at my school

    stage 10:

    Not there yet, but awaiting the large check that comes with the stage...
  4. Sep 13, 2003 #3


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    I got up to 2 then got disgusted, and went back to 0 where I have been perfectly happy ever since.
  5. Sep 14, 2003 #4
    I don't know that I was ever at stage 0, but I was definately at stage 1. Never had to pass through stage 2, because all my uni and linux experience comes from the university mathematics labs, so it was already installed. =]

    I think we all go through atleast bits of stage 4 at some point in our lives, I know I have multiple times.

    I'm proud to say that once I have a steady job I'll finally manage to reach stage 5. I don't know how much further I'll get though.
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