Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Talk about anything and everything not related to this site or the Dreamcast, such as news stories, political discussion, or anything else. If there's not a forum for it, it belongs in here. Also, be warned that personal insults, threats, and spamming will not be tolerated.

Your future OS

Windows 7
12
32%
Windows Vista
0
No votes
Windows XP/2k
4
11%
Mac OS X
11
30%
*NIX
9
24%
Other
1
3%
 
Total votes: 37
User avatar
AuroEdge
DCEmu Mega Poster
DCEmu Mega Poster
Posts: 1667
Joined: Tue Jan 27, 2004 8:00 pm
Location: Anywhere
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by AuroEdge » Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:13 pm

Long live Millennium Edition!
Image
"The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is
that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too." -Oscar Levant
User avatar
hearld500
DCEmu Ultra Fan
DCEmu Ultra Fan
Posts: 3061
Joined: Mon Apr 21, 2003 8:33 pm
Location: In a van, down by the river.
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by hearld500 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:19 pm

Windows 7 without a doubt.
I've been keeping up with the builds and I'm really impressed with how far its come from vista.
User avatar
mrandyk
DCEmu Mega Poster
DCEmu Mega Poster
Posts: 1629
Joined: Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:31 pm
Location: Stalking
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by mrandyk » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:03 am

I picked Windows 7 because I will probably update from Vista sometime.
Image
User avatar
Code-Red
DCEmu Ex-Admin
DCEmu Ex-Admin
Posts: 2601
Joined: Wed Nov 14, 2001 5:54 pm
Location: Ontario
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Code-Red » Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:34 am

Whenever my computer build gets done, I will be more than glad to excersize my right to never have to use a Linux distro again.

Windows 7.
Jeeba Jabba
Jeeba Jabba
Posts: 9106
Joined: Tue Oct 16, 2001 7:00 am
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:02 am

On Windows 7 right now. And I get my free legit copy in the mail in October. :)
Image
"He who cannot draw on 3,000 years is living hand-to-mouth." -Goethe
User avatar
AuroEdge
DCEmu Mega Poster
DCEmu Mega Poster
Posts: 1667
Joined: Tue Jan 27, 2004 8:00 pm
Location: Anywhere
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by AuroEdge » Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:49 am

Jeeba Jabba wrote:On Windows 7 right now. And I get my free legit copy in the mail in October. :)
If you were awesome you'd hook it up. Image
Image
"The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is
that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too." -Oscar Levant
User avatar
BlueCrab
The Crabby Overlord
The Crabby Overlord
Posts: 5449
Joined: Mon May 27, 2002 11:31 am
Location: Sailing the Skies of Arcadia
Has liked: 3 times
Been liked: 24 times
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by BlueCrab » Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:12 am

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, most certainly.
BlackAura
DC Developer
DC Developer
Posts: 9951
Joined: Sun Dec 30, 2001 9:02 am
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by BlackAura » Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:28 am

Considering that I write Linux applications for a living, and that I have a good number of applications that only work on Linux (including a rather large collection of scripts and small tools I wrote), probably either Ubuntu (for working), or Mac OS X (for almost everything else).

Although a Linux version of Paint.NET and TortoiseSVN (NautilusSVN isn't quite there yet) would be welcome...
Ex-Cyber
DCEmu User with No Life
DCEmu User with No Life
Posts: 3641
Joined: Sat Feb 16, 2002 1:55 pm
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Ex-Cyber » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:10 am

I voted XP since that's most likely, but Linux is also a possibility depending on how the new open-source video driver stack shakes out. I wouldn't rule out Windows 7, but I just don't see any strong reason to upgrade. I don't play 3D-heavy PC games, so DirectX 10/11 aren't much of a draw (has anything even been released that requires DX10 yet?). The only reason I can think of that I'd upgrade is if companies generally stopped supporting XP with new drivers and apps. That's bound to happen eventually, but I doubt it'll happen for several more years at least.
"You know, I have a great, wonderful, really original method of teaching antitrust law, and it kept 80 percent of the students awake. They learned things. It was fabulous." -- Justice Stephen Breyer
User avatar
Nico0020
DCEmu User with No Life
DCEmu User with No Life
Posts: 3831
Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2001 7:44 pm
Location: Fukuoka, Japan
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 1 time

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Nico0020 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:34 pm

Probably still Ubuntu. Though I would like to give windows 7 a try sometime. And im also curious about Googles distro.
*The Cadillac of signatures*
User avatar
melancholy
DCEmu's Ace Attorney
DCEmu's Ace Attorney
Posts: 10968
Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2001 12:34 am
Location: Indiana
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by melancholy » Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:25 pm

I'm running the beta of Windows 7 right now, and I dropped $150 to preorder 3 copies of it when it releases in October.


So yeah...
User avatar
DaMadFiddler
Team Screamcast
Team Screamcast
Posts: 7953
Joined: Fri Feb 06, 2004 7:17 am
Location: San Francisco, CA
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by DaMadFiddler » Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:31 pm

My girlfriend and I are both Mac users, and given the extremely low price, we'll probably be on Snow Leopard next year.

At work, however, I have a 6- or 7-year-old Dell running XP. (The school district has actually instituted a ban on Vista, since several of our vital, proprietary programs don't work on it. We're migrating to a web-based data system, but it's a slow process). And, given California's budget condition, we probably won't be replacing any of our computers any time soon... or even considering a jump to Windows 7 for at least a couple of years. So I'd imagine it will continue to be XP at work.
User avatar
Specially Cork
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 11450
Joined: Fri Apr 05, 2002 10:01 am
Has liked: 1 time
Been liked: 1 time

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Specially Cork » Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:14 pm

Windows 7 RC is my OS of choice right now, and I'll be buying my copy before the end of the year. It's just been fantastic for me from the moment I started using it.
Image
User avatar
Eviltaco64X
DCEmu Mega Poster
DCEmu Mega Poster
Posts: 1674
Joined: Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:12 pm
Has liked: 3 times
Been liked: 2 times

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Eviltaco64X » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:44 pm

I may upgrade to Windows 7 eventually.

As of right now, I currently dual-boot Windows XP Pro SP3 and Windows Server 2003 EE SP2 on my hard drive.
User avatar
Stormwatch
DCEmu Fan
DCEmu Fan
Posts: 2090
Joined: Thu Jul 04, 2002 11:55 pm
Location: Brazil
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Stormwatch » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:07 am

Same as now: Mac OS X, plus the occasional boot into XP if a game requires.

Who knows, if I get the money, I could buy an actual Macintosh. :P
Lines join in faint discord and the Stormwatch brews
. . a concert of Kings as the white sea snaps
. . at the heels of a soft prayer
. . whispered
User avatar
Maturion
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 619
Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:52 pm
Location: Munich, Germany
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Maturion » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:41 am

Linux for sure. After a short period of using Mac I switched back to Linux and I'm very happy with it now.

Maybe I'll check out Chrome OS, but for sure I'll keep my SUSE.
User avatar
|darc|
DCEmu Webmaster
DCEmu Webmaster
Posts: 16221
Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2001 6:00 pm
Location: New Orleans, LA
Has liked: 34 times
Been liked: 15 times
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by |darc| » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:48 pm

Currently running Mac OS X Snow Leopard Developer's Preview. In one year from now, I'll be running the stable final version.
It's thinking...
User avatar
Juan
DCEmu Commie
DCEmu Commie
Posts: 3347
Joined: Sun Jun 15, 2003 11:47 pm
Location: Montevideo
Has liked: 21 times
Been liked: 0

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Juan » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:18 pm

Linux w/KDE4
User avatar
Maturion
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 619
Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:52 pm
Location: Munich, Germany
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by Maturion » Wed Jul 15, 2009 11:41 am

which distro are you on, Juan?
User avatar
curt_grymala
Theme Inducer
Theme Inducer
Posts: 4274
Joined: Fri May 30, 2003 12:14 pm
Location: Wherever I'm Needed
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0
Contact:

Re: Poll: What OS will you be on next year?

Post by curt_grymala » Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:06 pm

Most likely still Linux Mint, with the occasional boot into Vista (mostly for iTunes).

At work, I'll be using Vista.
DCHelp - A Newbie's Best Friend
DC Evolution - Disc Images
DreamZone Forums

I Refuse To Help Anyone That Says They've Tried Everything.
Post Reply