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Krishna Agarwal
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Are you a Mac, Windows or Linux user?

Are you a Mac, Windows or Linux user?
Me: Windows

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José Aponte

Windows user. I switched from Linux 2 years ago. Although linux is more power/recourses efficient, I was tired of dealing with compatibility issues on my everyday tools. I'm also a gamer, so I also got tired of using proton/wine/PlayOnLinux tools for games that can run effortlessly on Windows.

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Patrick Wendo

Have you considered getting a steamDeck? i also had to dual boot my machine cause I want to play games. I wanted to get the steam deck but I can't get one in my country and as far as I know, it is not available till Q3. But SteamDeck is a linux machine that runs steam games pretty well.

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José Aponte

Yes! I've seen/read a lot of reviews about the SteamDeck and it looks promising. As you said, the SteamDeck is a Linux machine which uses ProtonDB (a Steam/Valve tool which allow Steam to play native Windows games on other platforms). There are some compatibility issues with some games that requires Anti-Cheat software, but Valve says that the new updates will solve a lot of these issues. I might buy it at the end of year!

P.D: I will still use Windows for daily run!

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Patrick Wendo

Linux.
Simply because it was the cheapest option when I was starting out. I wanted to buy a new laptop that I really had my eye on. But I only had about $400 on me. The laptop was $500 but it came with windows installed. I asked the vendor if they would drop the price if they could not include the windows CD with it.

I got the laptop, went home and spent days figuring out how to install ubuntu on it.

7 years later, here I am running 3 different distros on my machines cause it's fun. Also cause the problems I face with linux are also uniquely mine. If something isn't running, it's probably because I messed up a configuration somewhere. It holds me accountable for my messes and frankly it is a great, albeit sometimes irritating, way to learn how to fix issues.

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flgirl813

Mac

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Ben Sinclair

Are you a Mac, Windows or Linux user?

Yes.

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Andrew Baisden

Mac user after switching from Windows.

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Chad Adams

KDE Neon for personal use
Windows 11 for gaming
Mac for work

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madvalue

Mac user.
It was tough descission, because it was new experience. For most of my life Windows was my primary OS, with some swaps to various Linux distros. Now i can freely say, that for me Mac is the most comfortable OS to work with.

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Eljay-Adobe

All three. Mostly Mac for general use & games & development (Xcode & Visual Studio & PyCharm), but also Windows for development (Visual Studio), and Linux on Raspberry Pi for fun.

In ancient days, also Amiga OS, GS/OS, ProDOS, AppleDOS, MS-DOS, OS/2, DEC VMS, and various Un*x (DEC Alpha Tru64, Sun Solaris, Minix, System V, FreeBSD, MS-Xenix before it was SCO-Xenix).

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Siddhartha Sarkar

Windows user switched to Linux and never going back!

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Nguyen Huy Cuong

I am missing my PC cause I cant play game on my Mac, so I am going to buy a NUC

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Elliot Derhay

Love being a Linux user. Now use Windows at work begrudgingly. Haven't found the right time to switch my work machine over yet unfortunately... But I'm happily running Pop on my personal machine. 🐧😎

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Matt Jennings

Mac user. Been using a Mac since 2007.

I like it because with web development I can use one shell for everything (like git) and the UI is easy to use. However, it's extremely expensive.

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Muhammad Uzair

Using company Mac from few months, now I understand why every internet instructor uses Mac :D

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Waleedh Nihal Ahmed

Windows

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Imam Ali Mustofa

Linux
From my first computer in Primary School. I use Windows only in School.

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Evanir

Linux and Mac.

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VeskoPL

Cook > Gates

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Giulio Piepoli

Linux user :D

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Kirill Shestakov

Mac 👌 at work, Linux ❤ at home

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Bishwas Bhandari
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Ahmed Rebai

Linux User, current OS: linux mint 20

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Paugramming

Mac

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Muslihiddin

My Windows gamer family give some noise

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MD Sarfaraj

Currenly using Windows

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C K Sanjay Babu

Using mac for work.
Windows for personal projects.
Constantly switching between the 2.

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SaKKo

Windows for games
Mac for most work
Linux for some work

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pbl.gllgs

Windows and wsl