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Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Dear Ubuntu, for the last couple years life has been good. Every time I've shown you to a friend or family member, they've compared you to what they're familiar with--Windows XP or Vista, mostly--and by comparison you've looked brilliant. Yeah, your ugly brown color scheme was a bit off-putting at first, but once people saw how secure, simple, and reliable you were, the response was almost universally positive. But recently, things have changed ..."
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by z. vukman on Sun 9th May 2010 16:01 UTC
z. vukman
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2008-10-26

to change it to something beautiful? Are you kidding me? It takes 5 minutes to change everything: background, icons etc. And default Windows 7 background is plain ugly - strange mixture of light green & blue. Ubuntu 10.4 default theme is beautiful. The size of the panel fits much better her on my laptop than the one in Windows 7 (which you can't resize at all) and panel in MacOSX is just waste of space.
I dunno about Firefox, but I use Opera as my default browser on Ubuntu and it is as excellent as on any other platform. With Opera Unite, I have server both on my stationary PC and my laptop no matter which operating system I use.
Ubuntu 10.4 has a great software installer. Why nobody talks about that?
Ubuntu 10.4 boots much faster than Windows 7.
I have mobile broadband here and in windows when boot or close the lid on my laptop I have to redial every time when I open the lid or reboot. Ubuntu automatically connects me to internet provider. No dialing after reboot or efter closing/opening the lid.
Graphics, sound & printer works out of the box.
No issues with flash and java.
No crashes.
Secure.

What is wrong with you guys?

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