Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
My today's guest is Jonquil McDaniel. She is Linux user with more than 6 year experience and owner of the blog xjonquilx | Sabayon, Ubuntu, Fedora, Oh My! She calls herself Geek-in-Pink sometimes. Now she brings in some pink colour into my blog.
DD: How long have you been in the world of Linux? How did you start?
JM: I have been using Linux for 6 years. My boyfriend at that time had a set of Mandrake CDs. He wanted to install Linux but couldn't figure out the hard drive partitioning. The way he and my best friend described Linux was that it was a power user's system and very easy to tweak. I had already been tearing Windows apart and modifying it to suit my fancy. So one day I got the Mandrake CDs and installed Mandrake on my computer. My boyfriend was not happy at all that I figured out how to partition my hard drive before he did, even though I offered to help him do it.
DD: I assume your ex-boyfriend was not much happy that the Geek-in-Pink overtook him. But what did other friends tell you when they learned that you're now a Linux user?