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Debian

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ashugg
MarkofCain
ndw
jbeigel
brianwisti
ntoll
xxv
nsmgr8
jeffself
daks
bitprophet
macmichael01
larry
shywolf9982
streetcleaner
speedy
jeremybowers
mfandreas
eykd
RossP
ellisonleao
Kanru
davidpaccoud
brixtonasias
enki
d3f3nd3r
brutasse
cstejerean
collypops
bkonkle
bocke
gregmuellegger
jcarbaugh
Indy
leveille
Izual
thaostra
vonpetrushev
nathans
codewritinfool
nimasmi
Raisapius
williamcomartin
Da_Nuke
ashugg - 23 years
MarkofCain - 23 years
ndw - 22 years
jbeigel - 21 years
brianwisti - 7 years
ntoll - 19 years
xxv - 18 years
nsmgr8 - 18 years
jeffself - 17 years
daks - 17 years
bitprophet - 17 years
macmichael01 - 16 years
larry - 5 years
shywolf9982 - 4 years
streetcleaner - 16 years
speedy - 16 years
jeremybowers - 5 years
mfandreas - 16 years
eykd - 2 years
RossP - 15 years
ellisonleao - 15 years
Kanru - 15 years
davidpaccoud - 6 years
brixtonasias - 14 years
enki - 14 years
d3f3nd3r - 13 years
brutasse - 13 years
cstejerean - 2 years
collypops - 1 years
bkonkle - 2 years
bocke - 1 years
gregmuellegger - 12 years
jcarbaugh - 12 years
Indy - 11 years
leveille - 3 years
Izual - 2 years
thaostra - 1 years
vonpetrushev - 9 years
nathans - 8 years
codewritinfool - 8 years
nimasmi - 8 years
Raisapius - 8 years
williamcomartin - 1 years
Da_Nuke - 1 years
1995–
I'm so glad I got into Linux via Debian rather than Slackware or Red Hat.
1995–
1996–
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1998–2004
1999–
Started with RedHat but quickly moved to Debian and used it (or a derivative) ever since.
2000–
2000–
Debian is still my flavour of choice for servers. Ubuntu has some perks for desktop, though.
2001–
My first installation of Debian had 28 floppies.
2001–
The king of Linux distributions! Have used it or derivatives thereof on and off since the start of my Unix career. These days I favor its child Ubuntu, but still use it on occasion when a client requests it specifically.
2001–
The universal operating system is actually my main and preferred one.
2002–
My favorite distribution for servers
2002–2005
Rock stable. Also, initially one of the few linuxes where graphical tools did not overwrite your custom config files.
2002–
My favorite Linux distribution, mostly used as a server.
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2002–
2002–2006
Ubuntu is cleaner.
2002–2006
2003–2004
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2004–2009
Where I saw the light: DEB packages FTW :)
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2005–2006
2005
2005–2006
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2005
2006–
My go-to OS for web servers.
2006–
My virtual server runs debian.
2007–
I have Debian installed in one of my computers. It is the base of Ubuntu, and I like it, as it is more stable than it, however somewhat less automated and end-user ready.
2008–2010
2009–2010
Using it on a garage server. Actually installed it for trying it out. I am not such a fan but it's not bad as almost no linux distro.
2009
Made the mistake of trying it only to realize a lot of my hardware didn't work well or at all, particularly with wireless and webcam. Might use it again, but only if I was running a server.
2009–
Running several server with this one, rarely do I have any problems with it.
2010–
Currently my distro of choice
2010–
I run this on a VM for now. For some unknown reason, I like this better than Ubuntu, even though Ubuntu's easier to use.
2010–
2010–
2011
Only used it once on my multimedia transmission class and it was only for the Asterisk soft phone exchange.
2011

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