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Operating Systems

Operating Systems ntoll has used:

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RISC OS
MS-DOS
Windows 3.1
VMS
Windows 95
Windows 98
Red Hat Linux
Debian
Windows CE
Windows 2000
BeOS
Windows Me
Windows XP
OpenBSD
FreeBSD
Fedora
Ubuntu
Windows Vista
1988–1991
Lots or Acorn Archs at school and since my parents were teachers they got one too
1989–1998
Managed to shoe-horn it onto an Acorn Archimedes via the PC-Emulator that came with it. My first ever "hack"
1991–1997
Pretty ubiquitous
1994–1997
Used whilst at Birkbeck College in London University. I should have been studying philosophy but spent most of my time plugged into a VAX ;-)
1995–1998
Windows seemed so cool back then.
1998–2000
1998–2000
I think I started with RedHat 5.0 then moved to 5.1. Have dipped into Fedora since but remain a Debian guy ;-)
1999–
Started with RedHat but quickly moved to Debian and used it (or a derivative) ever since.
1999–2000
I wrote a whole load of essays for my Philosophy MA on what can only be described as a proto-NetBook running WinCE. Was kinda cool.
2000–2009
Was still using it at Barcap in 2009.
2000–
For the purposes of testing/experimentation.
2000–
Oh dear... ended up dropping it for W2k then XP
2001–
Still use it to test websites on IE6.
2002–2003
Ran it "for fun" during my MSc
2002–
Still have it on a partition so I can keep up-to-date with the project.
2003–
On and off just to see what's happening in RedHat land...
2004–
My current Linux distro of choice.
2007–
Used mainly for .NET development and testing websites on IE7