I just received an email from an old friend after reading today’s post about Fedora. He said “You still use Windows, don’t you?” I replied in the affirmative. I do still use Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. There are only two reasons.
1) I need to be able to support my customers and clients that prefer to use Windows. I charge the same amount per hour to fix a Windows issue as a Fedora issue.
Fedora customers need fewer fixes per year.
2) When I am creating or modifying a web site hosted on Microsoft servers, I am required to use Microsoft Windows.
Those are the two times you will find me using Windows. The rest of the day I use Fedora. This server is running Fedora 11 x64 with Apache, MySQL, and PHP. It is sitting right next to me in my home office. This system I am using as a workstation has Fedora 11 x64, Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Fedora 12 x64 and Fedora 11 installed in a multi-boot configuration. Fedora 11 x64 is what I use most.