[sf-lug] [LINUX USER QUESTIONAIRE] How did you become a Linux user?
bliss at sfo.com
Tue Jul 28 15:10:46 PDT 2009
Edward Janne wrote:
> Wow! Thanks guys for your great responses! As far as my paper is
> concerned, there are no wrong answers. All points of view are
> valuable. No response is wrong, including those that question my
> approach or motivations. It is really about trying to see things from
> your subjective points of view and how they relate to group identity
> (in so far as one can be said to exist).
> I forgot to mention in the first post that I will not use your real
> names, or post any personal information (beyond your responses to my
> questions) in my paper unless you specifically give me permission to
> do so. I will use names picked at random. If you would prefer I use
> your real name or any other identifier, please let me know.
> I also must mention that the point of this study is not for me to be
> an aloof and disconnected observer, but to be a
> "participant-observer". That basically means that I have to
> acknowledge to myself that I cannot expect to be entirely impartial,
> and that by my very presence in the group, I will affect group dynamic
> to some degree. That's ok as long as I try my best to keep that to a
> Here's the next question, but please continue to respond to the first
> one if you like.
> Question 2: How did you become a Linux user?
My friends (some of them at least) on Team Amiga Mailing List were
starting to use
Linux and one sent me copies of the ISO files so that I could use a
Windows laptop since
deceased to make Linux installation disks.
I had been an Amiga User and the company Commodore Business Machines
by the owner so there would be no more new Amiga computers and mine had
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