Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Jan 2009 23:20 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
In the News There's a story making its rounds across the 'net about a woman who missed several online classes, and failed her semester, and she claims this happened because she bought a Dell laptop with Ubuntu on it - instead of Windows. She didn't know what Ubuntu was, and was surprised to see that her Windows software, such as Microsoft Office, didn't work. While this isolated case sounds a bit ridiculous, there is still a bigger problem here.
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All I'm going to say
by factotum218 on Fri 16th Jan 2009 03:37 UTC
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I am in the same place right now, part time to get my masters in science and engineering so I do a lot of math. Home computers and servers are a hobby for me; something to have fun with.
I am in the same place with the choice of an operating system. I use Arch on an old Dell Latitude P3 as a portable browser and office.

I'm going to leave it here because I cannot justify insulting some one who doesn't know any better. But I will insult her for dropping out of college over it.

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