Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Sat 11th Apr 2009 20:55 UTC
Linux Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols at Computer World asks himself when he first started using Linux after attending the Linux Foundation Summit where several others were asked the same question. The Linux Foundation has posted a video of some of the answers; boy, do I feel young.
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by sofakingcool on Sun 12th Apr 2009 12:15 UTC
sofakingcool
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2008-06-04

I tried Linux Suse back about 6 years ago. I enjoyed it and tried too, unsuccessfully, shake Microsoft Windows. Up until about 6 months ago I used Windows XP. I download Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 and became addicted. For my personal use ... I use Ubuntu exclusively. In my opinion ....Ubuntu is an alternative to proprietary operating systems. I'd prefer it regardless. I think that eventually Linux will be the mainstream Desktop.
I haven't found very much that isn't possible with Ubuntu. It's an amazing OS. I once I enjoy again computing. I recommend to those I know Ubuntu for ease of installation and ease of you. It's mostly problem free.

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RE: Linux
by WereCatf on Sun 12th Apr 2009 12:40 in reply to "Linux"
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2006-02-15

I think that eventually Linux will be the mainstream Desktop.
I haven't found very much that isn't possible with Ubuntu.


I am a Linux-fan myself, but..I don't think so. I find a lot of things wrong in Linux, and lots of stuff that are just poorly done. And while most things sure are possible they aren't always as easy to achieve as in other OSes. Atleast one area where I often hear/see complaints stemming from is video editing. Apparently lots of professionals just don't think the F/OSS apps offer them enough features or are too buggy to use for professional work.

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RE[2]: Linux
by sofakingcool on Sun 12th Apr 2009 21:07 in reply to "RE: Linux"
sofakingcool Member since:
2008-06-04

I think that eventually Linux will be the mainstream Desktop.
I haven't found very much that isn't possible with Ubuntu.

I am a Linux-fan myself, but..I don't think so. I find a lot of things wrong in Linux, and lots of stuff that are just poorly done. And while most things sure are possible they aren't always as easy to achieve as in other OSes. Atleast one area where I often hear/see complaints stemming from is video editing. Apparently lots of professionals just don't think the F/OSS apps offer them enough features or are too buggy to use for professional work.


I disagree! I find Microsoft the OS that is done poorly. If you knew Linux you wouldn't say that
Your a rookie!

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