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    Computer Questions

    I am curious to see what this group uses in the way of your favorite computer, operating system, and internet browser when you are just on the computer for sheer enjoyment. For me it is

    Toshiba Satellite, Ubuntu 10.10, and Firefox

    What do you folks use?



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    Home built desktop. Windows 7 Ultimate. Chrome.




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    Re: Computer Questions

    Over/under on how many of these threads we have in a year? 30?



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    Re: Computer Questions

    Yes, Jaretec, you are correct. I was not wanting to know what people considered the best or what they used at work or even to be super productive. I was curious what people used to read Fanatic or check out porn or even to play games. What do they consider to be their "FUN" system?



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    I use my phone more than anything.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I use my phone more than anything.
    This, I rarely turn out my computer on anymore. My phone gets the job done.



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    I use a home-built desktop and an older Dell laptop, depending on what's handiest at the moment. Both run openSUSE 11.4. I typically use Opera for my web browsing, but sometimes fall back to Firefox if a website is giving me hassles (e.g., flash acting quirky).


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    Built-from-scratch Core 2 Quad PC, Ubuntu 10.04, Firefox.



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    Your curious?


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    Your curious?
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    MacBook Pro, OSX Lion, Google Chrome


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    Have a HP Pavilion dm4 with Windows 7 Ultimate and Chrome, HP TouchSmart with Windows 7 Home and Chrome, an HP Touchpad with Android/Web OS, and my phone.

    My phone gets the majority of my surfing.



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    Toshiba Qosmio, Windows 7, Firefox

    Droid Incredible with Android Gingerbread and the native browser. Will be replaced later this year.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


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    loo, loo, loo. i've got some apples.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Home built desktop. Windows 7 Ultimate. Chrome.

    Exact same here with SSD added.



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