Hi.. I'm a 12-Years Windows User and 2 weeks Linux user as well (altough I don't have Windows anywhere, unless you count the BenchOC'ing HD which is only connected when I need to fiddle with the OC), and I'm also a DFI LanParty User.
I've been working with a lot of Linux Distros thru these years, and finally made the change to Ubuntu Linux as I ditched Windows forever (* read above).
I've just wanted to know who else here uses Linux and their stories.
I've managed to get almost all of it working but:
* LAN Drops (@ 10x250 which was instable anyways, so I'll need to check with 11x230 as it is prime stable).
* Dolby Digital with my Creative DeskTop Theater 2500.
* Fan Speeds showing in lm-sensors.
And apart of that, I'll make a suggestion:
If you are tired of windows and its quirks, and want to learn a little bit more about 'puters in general, give Linux a try.
Ubuntu Linux is a fairly new linux distribution which has great support for the noobs (as I am) & hardware (and I mean it) and it's easy to work with. The support community at the official IRC Channel and on the Forums are second compared to none. I'll have to say that I've never EVER seen a Help channel be like the Ubuntu one.Ubuntu LinuxInstall Version download for the x86 Architecture
(means AMD Athlon XP and Pentium 4 users should use this)AMD 64 Install CD ISO
And for those who wanna be totally safe about testing Linux, I recommend using these live cd's (that for those who don't know, boot completely out of the CD and don't touch the HD's.):Live CD for x86AMD 64bit Live CD