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SPo0n
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 4:26 pm    Post subject: What do you do? Reply with quote

Ok a few questions for you lot:

What's your profession/job/status?
What do you use your gentoo box for?
What apps do you use for the above?

My answers:

Slacking/Looking for a new college course
Programming and games mostly
Quake 3, irssi, kdevelop, anjuta, vim
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:03 pm    Post subject: Re: What do you do? Reply with quote


What's your profession/job/status?
What do you use your gentoo box for?
What apps do you use for the above?


Student / Helpdesk Representitive
Desktop
KDE
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:19 pm    Post subject: Re: What do you do? Reply with quote

University Student (law) / i work at a opensource cybercafe
Desktop
KDE & fluxbox
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(deep inside i'm still a tux's little helper)
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

  • Web developer
  • Writing PHP, surfing, email, GIMP, mp3's, SAMBA DC and file server (at home - MS shop at work :( )
  • jEdit, MoFirebird, Sylpheed-claws, GIMP, XMMS, SAMBA
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Student (Engineering - Information and communications technology)
Desktop
GNOME, Epiphany, xmms, btdownloadheadless.py, xchat. (at the moment)
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Student (CS)
Laptop (stable/work) & Desktop (unstable/testing)
fluxbox, mozilla firebird, gcc/g++, latex, octave, evolution
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Embedded application programmer for a non-profit org. I code in C++ for PocketPC and PalmOS.

I use my Gentoo box for everything I need to do on a computer (at home at least).

I use mostly apps from under the KDE umbrella.
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

- Unemployed / Odd Jobs
- Everything
- Everything
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

returning to academia for a masters in CSE

firewall/routing, central server, communication, browsing, stereo system, games, development

iptables (snat), dhcpd, samba, cupsd, gaim, irssi, mozilla, xmms, mahjongg, gcc. python, perl, lisp, java, etc. etc...
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Principal Support Engineer, Advanced Resolution & Escalation Management team, Oracle Corp.
Work
Oracle Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Tora, GCC, Kdevelop, JDK, FireBird, Internally developed Applications, Kmail, Gaim, Xchat, Konsole

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 6:19 pm    Post subject: Re: What do you do? Reply with quote

SPo0n wrote:
Ok a few questions for you lot:

What's your profession/job/status?

computing science student
Quote:

What do you use your gentoo box for?

browsing net, email, programming, listen to music, sometimes games
Quote:

What apps do you use for the above?

mozilla firebird, mutt + getmail (run as cron job) + nbsmtp + procmail (for filtering), vim, gnat (ada compiler, not in portage!), xmms, quake3, rtcw, zsnes etc
I also sometimes use gaim, bitchx and latex if I need to write something and mplayer to watch videos
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A Level Student.
Whatever I want.
Whatever tickles my fancy.
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

port001 wrote:
A Level Student.
Whatever I want.
Whatever tickles my fancy.


so that would be... porn
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovechild wrote:
port001 wrote:
A Level Student.
Whatever I want.
Whatever tickles my fancy.


so that would be... porn

:mrgreen:
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm a Java on Mainframe performance "expert" for IBM

My main machine and home server (when I get it working) are pure gentoo, as is my work laptop (we even have a Gentoo SIG in IBM!)

eclipse and portage
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovechild wrote:

so that would be... porn

damn lol!! :lol:


    student (cs) ,currently unemployed....damn starving :mrgreen:
    desktop
    xmms,mozilla,flluxbox,rezound,audacity,gimp,telnet,echo,grep :P


//edit added a few things
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Estariel
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's your profession/job/status?

student - physics (2nd semester)

What do you use your gentoo box for?

for my studies: calculations and typesetting my homeworks
for entertainment: music, surfing, games

What apps do you use for the above?

mathematica (bought the student edition.. i really like it), latex, koffice
JuK for my music, Konqueror for browsing, NWN for gaming, SIM for instant messanging

Actually i do lots of other stuff as well, but this is what i do from day to day...
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

student CS & engineering
studies and hobbies :)
opera, netscape, mplayer, ickle


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CS Student/Information Security
Vulnerability assessments 8), secure web serving, surfing, music, burning, C/C++/PHP programming, plus other normal stuff that desktops do
Nessus, Nmap, Apache, PHP, XMMS, KDE, K3b, Kmplayer, Ogle, GQview, Emacs!, GCC, etc. :D
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Student (Master of Theology) / employed as help-desk/network admin
I use Gentoo at home for my router/firewall, file server, and laptop OS.
apps: phoenix, evolution, eterm, perl, xmms, KDE, GNOME, fluxbox (I'm fickle) :)
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Medecine student (until july... then, I'll start computer science)
I use gentoo for emacs & my fav app seems to be emacs,
eventhough I'm a proud registered Opera user :wink:
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im a java developer (telecom)
I use my gentoo box to surf pr0n, read mail, hack and chat
The apps i use are mainly xemacs, *term, phoenix and mutt i guess.

Now, if i could just get my arse of this chair i would go out and myself a firewire card to sync my iPod on this gentoo box. that done i'd have G4 Cube for sale! anyone interested?

/jens
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: What do you do? Reply with quote

SPo0n wrote:
What's your profession/job/status?

Student (IT at University Of Contestado)
SPo0n wrote:
What do you use your gentoo box for?

Desktop/Programming
SPo0n wrote:
What apps do you use for the above?

vi, GCC, xmms, gtoaster and a lot more.
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

profession
Senior Systems Engineer

use
mainly for private use, i.e. browsing, writing, music, coding and last but not least gaming :wink:

apps
opera/mozilla, openoffice/kile/scite, soundtracker/rosegarden4 (still causes problems :(), anjuta/eclipse/kdevelop, frozen-bubble/chromium, fluxbox/kde and whatever is necessary to run all that stuff

As I usually work at the clients place, their wish is my command which mostly means an MS-environment :( But things are getting better :)
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2003 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's your profession/job/status?
What do you use your gentoo box for?
What apps do you use for the above?


software developer (sad but for winxx platform), last year of studies

home workstation, playing around, feeling like home:)

q3, flux, e16.5, eclipse, phoenix, mc, postgreSQL for developing
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