Discoverings of a Distro Hopper

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Discoverings of a Distro Hopper

  1. 1. Experimental discoveries of a Distro Hopper <ul>Love at First Sight </ul>Major Hardships First Committed Configuration Learning Sprint Clumsy Data Solution Sorted Brahma Gyan
  2. 2. Love At First Sight <ul><li>Graphics captured my attention
  3. 3. The idea of a new operating system was fascinating
  4. 4. Doing something different from the crowd got me interested.
  5. 5. When people said it was difficult … my interest got more aroused.
  6. 6. Honour involved in using my computer legally. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Major Hardships <ul><li>Hardware Woes
  8. 8. Data Loss
  9. 9. The command line
  10. 10. Excitement of a new interface died
  11. 11. Music
  12. 12. Movies </li></ul>
  13. 13. First Committed Configuration <ul><li>Mandriva 2009 was my first commitment </li><ul><li>Reason </li><ul><li>Music
  14. 14. VLC
  15. 15. Support from peer (internet friend) </li></ul></ul><li>OpenSuse 11.2 came next </li><ul><li>Same Reasons </li></ul><li>Hopping and Exploration started. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Learning Sprint <ul><li>Graphical Interface does not help in ”learning” Linux
  17. 17. Accident – plasma crashed.
  18. 18. Stuck with command line.
  19. 19. I learned the power of bash and became more comfortable with Linux.
  20. 20. [sarcasm] – crash GDM to learn linux </li></ul>
  21. 21. Clumsy Data <ul><li>Multiple distros on one system. </li><ul><li>Separate home partitions got my data splintered.
  22. 22. One home partition with separate usernames didn't help either.
  23. 23. Problem – couldn't find what file I had created on which distro. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Solution discovered <ul><li>Same home directory for all distros.
  25. 25. Have a look.
  26. 26. Need suggestion to improve it. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Bramha Gyan <ul><li>No distro is superior to another one.
  28. 28. One can use any distro and customize it to the extent one wants.
  29. 29. Hopping over distros is good for a time-pass activity … but when it comes to getting work done .. it can be achieved on any platform. </li></ul>
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