Old farts and new Linux (was: new FC1 install problems)

Steve Searle steve at stevesearle.com
Mon May 3 15:00:34 UTC 2004

Around 03:44pm on Monday, May 03, 2004 (UK time), duncan brown scrawled:

> and i don't mean to insult you in anyway, but... i wonder who's the oldest
> computer literate linux user out there?  i sort of have the mentality of
> the hippies back in the 60s/70s, don't trust anyone over 30 =] ... it's
> hard for me to believe that someone over 30 uses linux personally, once
> you're over 30 you have to start thinking more like a manager =]... then
> again, i'm almost over that line, but i don't feel like i'm that close =]

Well I'm 43 and have 5 PCs/Servers in my study running Gnu/Linux.  I
started as a trainee programmer on a Honeywell maiunframe in '79.

And I know there are plenty older and more skilled than me.



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