Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 17th Mar 2007 00:26 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu During my 8 years of Linux on and off usage I have tried more distros than I have chocolate bars. Each one of my previous encounters meant that I had to spend at least 2 days configuring before I have a desktop that I was somewhat comfortable with. With Ubuntu Feisty Fawn's latest test beta --for the first time ever-- this was not the case. I was up and running with all the niceties I wanted within 2 hours.
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RE: What?
by rtfa on Sat 17th Mar 2007 11:38 UTC in reply to "What?"
rtfa
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2006-02-27

"I am still just dumbfounded that someone could actually claim that Ubuntu is somehow easier to install AND more likely to support hardware than Windows XP/Vista." perhaps try a little more research and then try to comprehend what they are saying. You not read any reports in the press about a lack of drivers for Vista???? I never have to insert a manufacturors disk with drivers into Linux - it just works.

"However, to claim that Linux is "easier" to deal with than Windows Xp/Vista is just intellectually dishonest in every way." - No virus/malware/registry, no reinstallation of drivers/apps/OS to cure problems - perhaps you are the one with the issue as you don;t know enough about Linux/Windows to comment.
I have to show people how to reinstall drivers in windows when their printing suddenly stops (HP drivers on XP) to save me regular trips for support.

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RE[2]: What?
by superstoned on Sat 17th Mar 2007 13:08 in reply to "RE: What?"
superstoned Member since:
2005-07-07

Offtopic: just stop supporting windows. It's a waste of time, and you're just holding linux back by solving the problems MS has created!

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