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Operating Systems

Operating Systems stephen_mcd has used:

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MS-DOS
Windows 3.1
Windows 95
Windows 98
OS/2
Red Hat Linux
Windows NT 3.5
BeOS
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Slackware
Ubuntu
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1989–1991
Fond memories of playing Ultima VI from half a dozen 3.5 inch floppies and messing around with automation using batch files.
1994
Fond memories of my favourite arcade game Street Fighter 2 actually running on it as well as being mezmerised by the installed tiled wallpapers.
1996–1998
This was the OS installed on the first PC I ever bought myself (used many others earlier) and the OS I used to discover the internet.
1998–2000
Somewhat of a buggy blur.
1999
Tried this out briefly when I was exploring a lot of different OSes.
1999
Was the first Linux distro I ever installed. Didn't stick with it for long.
1999–2001
The first server I had to admin - running Netscape web/mail servers and Radius dialup servers.
1999
Tried this out briefly when I was exploring a lot of different OSes.
2000–2005
Was my main OS for quite some time. Most stable and fast Windows OS I ever used.
2004–2009
Was my main OS for quite a while. Did a lot of development on it. Stopped using once Linux became viable for full-time use.
2005–2007
The first Linux distro I stuck with for regular use.
2006–
Most polished desktop Linux. I use it on all my machines.
2008–
I admin a handful of RHEL servers.