Linux users and/or developers?

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Linux admins, developers etc, tend to have his beardy stereotype (thanks to Stallman amongst others)

I'm a software developer on Linux and Mac. Given that I am on this forum I'm usually clean shaven.
So I was wondering how many other folks like myself visit this forum.

If you're a dev, what's your language and platform?
 
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I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu but, I have to admit, I tend to stick with Windows. It's due to work more than anything. When I come to replace my laptop I'll probably keep this machine to use to mess about with (i.e. trial some different distros) without fear of causing irreparable damage!
 
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I use Xubuntu on my pc, I've a laptop and netbook, both with Windows installed but rarely used on them as I use puppy linux (PuppEee on netbook) on both. I have an old pentium pc I use as a music server only, again using Puppy. I boot from Flashdrives a lot of the time, to try Distros or save SSHD usage (and to use other peoples machines!). All my Harddrives are partitioned so that I can install windows if I wish - but I don't.
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I have been using Ubuntu since 8.04.
I don't do any dev work, I'm just a normal user. But its fun playing.
I think I have only ever found ONE thing that didn't work in Ubuntu, some USB printer server device. Turns out I didn't need it in the end.
I would like to learn to do more. I'm currently starting to play with Raspberry Pi. And I have a couple of old PC's I need to restore for people. Drives not seen under Windows, but connected to a Ubuntu machine I can see all the data.

As for face hair and IT, there does seem to be a trend.
I've just had 2 weeks of not shaving and there is something about looking at a monitor whilst stroking your facial hair.
 
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i use linux mint on my dell studio...windows 7 would not look at it yet mint went on 10 mins and flawless

just a user here though...only criticism is the battery usage is more heavy....and cant find a fix
 
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Lol. Yes, the thinking beard stroking can be useful. Although you can just evaluate your daily shave as an alternative. It's what I do.

I use mint XFCE at home dual booting osx, and centos 6 with Fluxbox at work. As I forgot to mention that in my original post.
 
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Clean shaven, Mac based SOA developer here. Predominantly java and ruby but with smatterings of python and perl when needed. I also spend a lot of time logged into a variety of unixish systems and so am a dab hand with a shell script, but I wouldn't consider myself a Linux developer exactly (never written a desktop app).

Currently running Debian on an underused Raspberry Pi!
 
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Long time IT professional - now a manager, but come from a techie background.

Alongside Win7, I run OpenSuse. At work we use CentOS and SLES. I've installed Ubuntu on Wife's laptop which keeps it running well.
 
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My home machines have been Linux for many years (since '99? I think so), and I used to run, and code for, Debian servers back in the day.

I have had a goatee for eighteen years, though, so I'm hardly a counterexample.
 
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