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Postby runningwithscissors » 2007-01-26 15:22

hostage - Runs Gentoo (x86_64)
tiku - Runs FreeBSD 6.2 (i386)
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Postby The Seeker » 2007-01-26 15:30

I'm running sidux so after much thought, I named my box sidux.

I did try to think of other names but I really like the way sidux sounds. If it ain't broke and all that...
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Postby shakka » 2007-01-26 16:32

PC1 > nazgul
PC2 > radamanthys
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Postby garrincha » 2007-01-26 19:45

Interesting...

Mine is called betelsgeuse.

I made a mistake in misspelling it, it should be Betelgeuse. As many of you know it is one of the brightest star in the night sky in the Orion constellation. AFAIK, it is a red super-giant and it is one of the largest stars ever observed - it is as big as our solar system.
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Postby Red-guy » 2007-01-27 07:44

Main computer I use...Prime Brook
secondary computer...Dutch Brook
then it is ....................Sydney
then............................Island View
also.............................Iona
server is......................Grand Narrows
son's computer ...........The Box
daughter's...................Baka
wife's computer...........Funny

The other computers get renamed/OSed too often to list for now.:-)
Today I think...Tomorrow I solve
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Postby Orac » 2007-01-31 15:59

orac - my machine
lithium - host for www.betasafe.com (my eldest sons website)
starbuck - our NAS machine
apollo - son #2
adama - son #3
boomer - son #4
athena - wife

The first three are all running some variant of Linux, the others have yet to be upgraded from XP.
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Postby Stretch » 2007-03-05 07:48

Ah! I love these kind of threads.

Primary PC: BlackBird
Family PC: Pundit
Laptop: Effigy
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Postby Fluenza » 2007-03-05 16:17

Merlin: Debian Etch
Indy: Debian Sarge
G3: Mac
7200: Mac
lc: Mac

Only one machine has a unique name. The others are all named for what they are. i.e. the SGI Indy is called Indy... the Macintosh LC III is called lc... Etcetera. And yes, before anyone notices, I have a thing for old computers... It's called an empty wallet. :lol: But that's about to change. 8)
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Postby jyes » 2007-03-07 11:29

nephthys is my personnal laptop
eurydice is the home computer I admin for my family
washingtown was the name of a server sharing files and connection in the local network of a flat I shared with friends. Its name came from the common error french people did while writing our address (in France, Washington was the name of the street).

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Postby oswaldkelso » 2007-03-11 12:08

My machines are named after there proccessor speeds. so

mac classic is called 8

powerbook 3400 200

amd 300

p3 567

mac G4 677

mac G4 867

emac G4 1333
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Postby Cedric » 2007-03-12 22:24

Workstation: Gwendolen
Notebook: Cecily

Taken from Oscar Wilde's "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
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Postby _FOCUS_ » 2007-03-13 13:52

in every os
my acount is : etusch
my brothers is : focus
If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, it's yours. If it's run over by a car, you don't want it.
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Postby thamarok » 2007-03-13 14:50

Cutie - My development PC.. I chose "Cutie" as its hostname because "Cutie" is spelled the same way as QT.. And I use QT in most of my projects :P
Raxor - My new bleeding edge PC.. All the newest packages and kernels are tested on my "Raxor" machine before they are supplied to the FLG (Finnish Linux Group) :o
Musiqa - My PC for free-time usage.. Just for browsing the web or playing games, this one is for my personal activities :)
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Postby GMouse » 2007-03-21 19:19

Desktop: Melisandre (my ex called it my "other woman")
Laptop: Eddard
Server: Podrick

If I raise one from the dead, it'll be christened "Catelyn"
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Postby <(DmC)> » 2007-04-07 19:43

hello everyone!
this is my first post and i figured something as important as the name of my laptop is a great beginning 8)
it is named archie because i read some cool books about a time-machine when i was a wee kid and the super-dooper-computer that was controlling the time-machine was named the same. it had a personality of its own and usually got the mad scientist who had invented it into big trouble somewhere in the past.
if i ever start using more than one computer i shall post the new names :D
so long
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and in its occupying, without striving,
the low place which all men dislike.
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