Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Dec 2006 19:54 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Having been raised on DOS and the early generations of Windows, I rediscovered that sense of excitement in a pure computing experience when I first tried other Linux versions over the years. However, they required a steep learning curve and caused too much frustration with setup and obscure command-line options. Not so with Ubuntu Linux."
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Too many Hoops!
by RawMustard on Tue 5th Dec 2006 06:24 UTC
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Having to upgrade my entire OS to get newer versions of OpenOffice and Firefox is a pain in the arse! I don't have to install Vista to get Firefox 2.0 or OpenOffice 2.0.4, so why do I need to install Edgy?

Yeah, yeah, I know you can just download and install them in opt, but then they don't integrate the same as before and to replace the older versions requires painful hoop jumping. I have better things to do with my time then to spend hours upgrading two simple packages, or upgrading my entire OS every six months to get the latest bug fixes in programs I use every day!

I hate Microsoft and their crap, but Ubuntu and other dist's are a chore at times, too much of a chore for most ;) Hence why Microsoft still commands 90% of the market!

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