Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows And so the war on general computing continues. Were you looking forward to ARM laptops and maybe even desktops now that Windows 8 will also be released for ARM? I personally was, because I'd much rather have a thin, but fast and economical machine than a beastly Intel PC. Sadly, it turns out that all our fears regarding UEFI's Secure Boot feature were justified: Microsoft prohibits OEMs from allowing you to install anything other than Windows 8 on ARM devices (the Software Freedom Law Center has more).
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tonny
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2011-12-22

Sigh.. You, mister, with your small world & anti-altruism..


I hope you will buy something else and quit bitching about something that won't really affect you.

Well, do you know that once a time people can't bought a computer that didn't come with windows pre-installed? YOU and OTHERS need it (the OS) doesn't mean WE, and OTHERS, need it.

Windows 8 will use less resources and it won't grow "heavy" ... pretty much like Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 7 and 8 (which uses less resources than 7 btw, I am running the platform preview .. so I actually use this stuff before shouting my mouth off)

Yeah, right! Windows(TM) won't grow *heavy*, and I can live in Mars now. { Psst.. How much Microsoft been paying you for this statement? If the fee for blurting out this is OK, can I join in? }

There is nothing stopping Fred from learning about computers, it all over bloody Google. Linux my friend does not teach you how a computer works.

When I want to learn about computer's operating system, say, other OS beside MS Windows --with installing and examining it-- and at that time I can't get single computer or whatever that can't install and boot from that other OS, then how can I learn about computer's OS, Mr. Genius? And no.. I want it installed to the computer, not with some VM.
...And yes, my dear friend, linux teach you how a computer work.

Not being able to install random OS != Restricting Information.

Genius! How logic!


I am pretty sure that many of the strongest proponents of Linux won't be able to tell you the differences between pages and frames.

And what the connection between Linux and the Web scripting? Can you enlighten me?

As for tech support, the person will just send it back to be fixed under warranty.

And lied over cause you know nothing about thing you bought? Smart move, man!.


WAKE UP, wash ur face.
Try to socialize, will ya? And take a flight some time, go to place around the world, befriend with many-many people. Then you'll know that this world is much bigger than you know, with people that have different need [from you] in it.

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