Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Aug 2009 17:55 UTC
X11, Window Managers Over the past couple of months, and especially over the past couple of weeks, I've been working very hard to write and complete my thesis. I performed all the work on Windows 7, but now that the thesis is finally done, submitted, and accepted, I installed Ubuntu - and immediately I was reminded of why I do not do any serious work on Linux: the train wreck that is
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Windows crash
by leo_ on Sun 16th Aug 2009 10:11 UTC
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While I agree on the fact that X is a disaster, here is what happens when the graphics driver crashes on Windows:

- you get a blue screen
- the only way to restart, is to restart the whole computer
- of course you lose all your data

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