Why did you start using Linux? In today's open source roundup: What got you started with Linux? Plus: IBM's Linux only Mainframe. And why you should skip Windows 10 and go with Linux Why did you start using Linux? Linux has become quite popular over the years, with many users defecting to it from OS X or Windows. But have you ever wondered what got people started with Linux? A redditor asked that question and got some very interesting answers. SilverKnight asked his question on the Linux subreddit: I know this has been asked before, but I wanted to hear more from the younger generation why it is that they started using linux and what keeps them here. I dont want to discourage others from giving their linux origin stories, because those are usually pretty good, but I was mostly curious about our younger population since there isn't much out there from them yet. I myself am 27 and am a linux dabbler. I have installed quite a few different distros over the years but I haven't made the plunge to full time linux. I guess I am looking for some more reasons/inspiration to jump on the bandwagon. read more here http://www.itworld.com/article/2972587/linux/why-did-you-start-using-linux.html ANSWER THE QUESTION Why did you start using Linux?