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View Poll Results: What do you use as your day-to-day desktop OS?
Windows 2000/XP 15 10.71%
Windows Vista 6 4.29%
MacOS X 11 7.86%
FreeBSD 49 35.00%
OpenBSD 21 15.00%
NetBSD 6 4.29%
Other BSD system 0 0%
Solaris 2 1.43%
Linux 29 20.71%
Windows 7 1 0.71%
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Old 26th March 2009
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My vote can be switched. My primary OS is now NetBSD (for the past 4-6 months or so)!

DONE: Linux--; NetBSD++;
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Old 26th March 2009
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> What do you use as your day-to-day desktop OS?

Windows Vista 64 and Linux x64 (currently Debian).

As much as I like (or used to like) FreeBSD I haven't been using it regularly for almost a year now.
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FreeBSD at home, Win XP at work
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Old 27th March 2009
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PC-BSD is more like FreeBSD or Other BSD? Anyway I use FreeBSD at home.
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PC-BSD is more like FreeBSD or Other BSD? Anyway I use FreeBSD at home.
PCBSD = FreeBSD + PBI packages + KDE4 + KDE/QT utilities + graphical installer ... generally.
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Old 27th March 2009
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I know that but what should I choose if I would use PC-BSD :P
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Old 27th March 2009
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I know that but what should I choose if I would use PC-BSD :P
PC-BSD isn't on the list, and.. vermaden clearly just told you PC-BSD = FreeBSD.
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Right now:
My main (gaming laptop): Hackintosh 10.6.5 64bits/Linux from scratch 32bits dualboot.
My testbox (amd athlonxp desktop): minix 3 (can change at any moment).
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Added Windows 7 option, since Vista is depracted now (was it ever a production system? ;p).
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Arch Linux for my amd64 work station. It is amazingly stable for a rolling release. Mozilla Firefox security updates usually show up within several days of their release. Frequent updates could be a potential problem but in practice problems are rare and minor. Overall maybe 3-4 problems with updates per year and maybe only one per year that needs more than another update to fix. It is also great to see what is happening with Open Source development. For those that need greater stability, an LTS kernel is available

I have some older Via C3 CPU based systems and use Slackware (i486) and keep at least one OpenBSD system to have something different and to backup the Arch system.

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OpenBSD on everything except for 1 machine that runs XP for the one game I play because I don't want to have to fix everything AGAIN every time a patch comes out.
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FreeBSD on the Sunblade 1000 that is working. The other needs a switch.
The rest....
Working on the G4 to multiboot BSDs.
Trying NetBSD on the G3.
For the others, I've ran my chops enough for people to know.
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I am running OpenBSD 4.8 on both of my laptops for everyday use
Thinkpad T23 P3 1.13GhZ, 1GB RAM, 30GB HD
Thinkapd A22p P3 900MhZ, 512MB RAM, 40GB HD.

I used to bounced between Linux distros mainly Ubuntu,OpenSuSe,Gentoo,Slackware and FreeBSD and PC-BSD before I tried OpenBSD and I never looked back.
Most linux distros getting too bloated and not to mention the constant
security updates, there still some good ones (Gentoo, Arch,Slackware...)

I like the simplicity, security, speed and the fact the BSD likes are developed and built as a whole OS (centralized). Everything else is add on,not like linux where everything is blended together.

Far as gaming and Flash...I can live without it. (there is always trade off)

Windows is not even an option for me, I guess I am allergic to it
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OpenBSD 4.8 on my laptop and netbook. FreeBSD8.1 on one desk@home, NetBSD5.1 on another desk@home. OpenBSD on another SPARC rig that I got for free. Sorcerer (Linux)/FreeBSD dual boot on my primary office desk. My own version of a minimal OpenSolaris based distro on my second office desk.
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Where is in the pool CP/M
Joke! I use Ubuntu linux and PTS-DOS
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I'm using CheeriOS. MentOS, DoritOS, SpaghettiOS, and OreOS.
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OpenBSD 4.9 on my Desktop.

OpenBSD 4.9 on a lenovo x60.

Ubuntu 10.10 on an Acer Laptop.(Use it for hosting other OSes such as windows xp(for adding music to my creative mp3),BackTrack Linux etc).

But as i voted --OpenBSD-- mostly.
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I'm using CheeriOS. MentOS, DoritOS, SpaghettiOS, and OreOS.
I would use those regularly, but my kids keep wrecking them =)
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I'm using CheeriOS. MentOS, DoritOS, SpaghettiOS, and OreOS.
Utter fail, I saw them a couple of days ago hadn't heard of them so I googled them.
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... DoritOS ...
I heard these are built from very crunchy kernels.

(OK, that was a bit corny.)
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