Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 6th May 2010 21:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The recently released 10.04 version of Ubuntu is the third Long Term Support (LTS) version Canonical has released. I installed this new version on four of my laptops (2 netbooks, 1 normal laptop, 1 portable desktop replacement), and here's my impression of it.
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RE: Dear Vista
by nt_jerkface on Sat 8th May 2010 03:17 UTC in reply to "Dear Vista"
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Seems like Vista never really took off. Poor thing. For me, this was the worst timesharing MS OS since Windows 95, which was even better than Vista in all aspects but BSODs.

Windows 95 used a junky 16 bit kernel and didn't have true multitasking.

The core of 7 is hardly different from Vista. Vista had problems with its initial release but was fixed before SP2. However the tech press wanted to keep bashing it and MS decided to release a new OS instead of trying to fix Vista's image problem.

I must have asked a dozen people exactly what was wrong with Vista and yet none could give an explanation. They just "knew" it was bad even though they couldn't even specify any problems.

I would then show them a benchmark and they would get even more confused. How is this even possible when we have been told so many times that Vista is bad?,

Windows 7 is better than Vista but to say that Vista sucks in comparison just shows ignorance. Most of the changes in 7 are superficial.

Edited 2010-05-08 03:22 UTC

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