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Operating Systems

Operating Systems Indy has used:

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Mac OS ("Classic")
Windows 98
Microsoft Windows
MS-DOS
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Ubuntu
Linux
Debian
1996–1998
One of the first computer experiences I had. I was mostly playing simple games, as I was too little, and maybe painting some pictures or writing some small texts. I liked to experiment and learn what things did.
1998–2000
When I was using this Windows version, I didn't even own a computer. I, actually, was so young I can't even remember if I liked it or not. But it surely is an old operating system that lacks many things that define a modern software experience.
1998–2006
I don't like Windows for a whole lot of reasons, the main ones of them are well-known. I had it completely removed from all of my machines. I prefer Linux as a system and a philosophy.
1998–2006
I learned the first MS-DOS commands in a very young age, back when I needed to boot in MS-DOS instead of Windows, to play same specific games. I continued to use MS-DOS commands and the environment when necessary, until Windows was not present at all in my machines.
2000–2003
Certainly, an improvement from Windows 98, but still not as good as today's Windows, let alone Linux.
2003–2006
Windows XP is the least bad Windows version I have used, and the one I was using for the longest time. It is relatively simple to use, but unsafe and can make your computer slow over time.
2006–
The Linux distribution of my choice, until now. Simple to use, easy for the beginner and its automation about a few things makes it user friendly. I also, couldn't say it is unstable or broken. It just works in most of the cases.
2006–
Since I started experimenting with distributions of GNU/Linux, my point of view about computer science changed dramatically. I could be able to dive into the ins and outs of an operating system's structure and study how things work. The open source community and the hacker spirit are pretty much expressed through Linux and the software written for it. I strongly recommend it to anyone really interested in computers and, practically everyone.
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.