I am using windows 7 and I would like to know if there is a web developer using Ubuntu as its OS and how satisfied are you and can you also link you site link made on Ubuntu for better view on Ubuntu as an opportunity for me doing web development on it.
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Many people have been using Ubuntu for web development for many years. Clearly you cannot run Photoshop or 'Dreamweaver' but most websites are Content Management Systems that run on a LAMP stack where finding your way around linux is important.
With Ubuntu you get better tools for remote access via 'ssh' to your development machine, syncing files is easier with 'rsync', finding files is easier with 'find' and the list goes on.
Some proficiency with the command line is required, if you know 'vi' or 'emacs' then you do not really need a Windows PC.
Source control and comparing files with 'diff' is native to linux/Ubuntu. Batch processing is also so much easier as Windows scripting is a recent add-on.
Perhaps most interesting is how all instructions are seemingly for linux, 'apt-get install this' and website addons packed with '.tar.gz' rather than '.zip'.
I don't think you need people to demonstrate/advertise the sites they built in linux, what you see might be 'Photoshop' anyway.