https://www.duolingo.com/vc120

Poll: Do You Use Macintosh, Windows, Or Something else To Do Duolingo?

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https://www.duolingo.com/NoNoEsImposible

I use Debian (a Linux distro) along with the GNOME Desktop Environment. I only upgrade every other version, am stuck on Debian 7 Wheezy and GNOME 3.4, but I am dying for Debian 9 (which hasn't been released yet) and GNOME 3.22!

As far as hardware goes, I use an old laptop. After moderately heavy use, the screen dies temporarily. So a friend (finding no use in it) gave it to me. I plugged in an external monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse, and used the laptop as a desktop.

Sometimes I also use the app on my Android phone. I prefer the computer, though, because you cannot use timed practice on the app.

I also like to do my programming while I'm commenting on Duolingo. I write a comment, play with a few lines of code, and go back to the web browser again.

The following is a screenshot of what I normally do. I posted the link to it, instead of the image itself, because the image is huge and my comment would be too big. =) Click here!

Edit: I came back to this discussion and it made me chuckle. All the Linux users had no idea anyone else in the world used Linux and they were like "Hey, cool!" so all the Linux users got upvoted to the top.

Edit 2: Debian 9 "Stretch" was released on June 17. It is AWESOME! Here is the screenshot I submitted to Debian:

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EduardoMBraga

You guys are too nerdy for me!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNoEsImposible

Everyone is gifted at different things. =)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FieryCat
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I use Debian along with the Awesome WM.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dofleur

I use Linux Mint + Cinnamon

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wildfood
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Linux Mint

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan
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PC: Linux (Mageia) + GNOME Desktop Environment + Firefox browser
Phone and tablet: Android + Firefox browser

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ilia_a1
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I use Debian along with the desktop environment KDE 5

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Mac, Windows, IOS, and Linux.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AmareloTiago
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Which version of Linux? I used to be a Mandriva user but that machine ended up dying on me and I have not got around to installing it on my wife's desktop (I haven't bothered around to change the BIOS settings to boot from the DVD-ROM so I can set up another dual-boot).

Obviously that was a few years ago and Mandriva has since ended. I have considered the question of which distro to try next but never settled on an answer.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/varigby
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I've used Ubuntu a lot for Duolingo with no problems.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan
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Linux Mageia is the substitute of Linux Mandriva
(https://www.mageia.org/en/5/)
I use it for many years now (from version 2 to 5)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AmareloTiago
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I remember when Mageia forked off of Mandriva. I think I even downloaded one of their first OSes but I never installed it. That is one of the stronger contenders when I consider the question of what distro I would go to next.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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I like Ubuntu and CentOS, personally. Ubuntu because it keeps up with the times and CentOS because it's rock solid. You can usually have bleeding edge or secure and bug-free, and for me those two cover both of those options. Plus there's tons of documentation and support for them should you run into a snag.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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This is the first time a Moderator commented on one of my posts!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
vc120
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Wow, that's quite a spread.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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It depends on where I am. Mac on the loveseat at home (my "relax" spot), Linux in the office at home, Windows in the office at work, and IOS on the go. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNoEsImposible

If you could choose what OS all your devices (work, home, etc.) were run on, what would it be?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNoEsImposible

Just out of curiosity, do you moderate on all of them or just one?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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I moderate from all but IOS. I use the app on IOS and I can't moderate from there. I've tried using Safari and logging into the website but it's too tiny to be useful.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael_Sautter
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I use mostly linux (a laptop & a desktop). Occasionally I use a Windows 10 laptop (not mine). I used to use a Chromebook most of the time for Duolingo but it died a few months ago.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Prometheus_EU

Linux - Windows - iOS :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/.R.B.
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I run Duolingo on Unix...but don't mind me please

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gerardd88
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Linux :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Patrick.-
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Windows..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilyflower231

I use either my MacBook Air (preferred) or my iPhone (if I can't use my computer).

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlanAlza10
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I primarily use Windows and Android to do Duolingo; I prefer Windows over Android.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rich813692

Edge on Windows. My wife uses the iPad app and the two experiences are quite different. Windows is better.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wyqtor
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Android, but with the Duolingo app version 3.15.1 (the last good mobile version if you ask me)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mokurai
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Ubuntu Linux with keyboards and IMEs for Russian, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. I know how to add them for about 25 other writing systems. There are also keyboard layouts for French (AZERTY), German (QWERTZ), and other languages that use various versions of the Latin alphabet. At one time I could type Sanskrit, too.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sam_The_Best

I use Macintosh to do Duolingo. Occasionally, I will use an IOS device, but I mostly do it on Macintosh. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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Me too! 

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hannahviolinist
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Windows and iOS

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SLEJ4
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Windows and IOS.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamohtSMA
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I've have used the Mobil iPod app for years. Every now and then I use the browser to access the discussions, but through iOS.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DragonPolyglot
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Chrome on Windows or the app for IOS. I prefer the computer, however.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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Alright, cool.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/txlsu
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I use a Kindle fire. What's the best thing to use for it in your opinion (anybody)?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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I personally use either Mac or IOS. I prefer using Mac.

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https://www.duolingo.com/txlsu
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What's different about them vs a kindle?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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I don't really know. I've never used a kindle.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
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Did you give me ten lingots?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/txlsu
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Yes, you answered my question.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vc120
vc120
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Thanks!

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https://www.duolingo.com/txlsu
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You're welcome

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https://www.duolingo.com/ShatteredStar
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Both iOS and Macintosh

:)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/firepaw569

Mac and iOS.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Espiraden

Windows or IOS. IOS is only for when i had a break during school :)

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https://www.duolingo.com/Taekwondo-Cat

Windows

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https://www.duolingo.com/ChadMarsh
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Windows

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https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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Windows ofc

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IOS, Mac

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https://www.duolingo.com/BerberuEsperanto

Chrome on Windows (Duolingo, dictionaries, blogs, Youtube,Esperanto channels...) with Word/Excel analysis, 2*FHD screens.

Android on Galaxy Note 4 when far from the large Dell screens and Logitech G110 kbd.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BerberuEsperanto

It looks Windows is the most convenient/popular (so far), but diversity is the winner.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arakkoa
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Windows 10 on a laptop. Sometimes will use iPod if away from laptop. That's not often, since it's hard for me to type with the iPod.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeNolan6

I'm mostly using Windows 10 to access Duo, though I've done it using Firefox on Linux servers (Centos 6/7) a few times.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kaphinga
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Mac and IOS

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https://www.duolingo.com/Greg211
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I use mainly iPad (daily), but also a PC with Linux Mint (daily) or Windows 7 (not too frequently)

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https://www.duolingo.com/KapitanKaya
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I use a macbook air/ ipad

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