Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th May 2012 18:16 UTC
Windows While it's technically a regression, and while it will surely make those of us who remember having to install DVD support on Linux from third-party repositories smile, it's still a major change and a sign of things to come: Windows 8 will ship without support for DVD and Blu-ray playback.
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RE[2]: Because they can
by lemur2 on Mon 7th May 2012 03:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Because they can"
lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

So I'm sorry but FOSS is just as much to blame for the continued buying of Windows as frankly you don't offer a functional alternative.


Complete and utter bullshit.

I have Linux installed on many systems, and it works perfectly out of the box on all of them.

Easy-to-use great desktop software, great desktop applications support, even if they do have funny names and are not called Photoshop.

http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2012/05/hands-on-testing-the-g...

3D graphics acceleration and full multimedia support included:

http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1927

Edited 2012-05-07 03:16 UTC

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RE[3]: Because they can
by ilovebeer on Mon 7th May 2012 05:59 in reply to "RE[2]: Because they can"
ilovebeer Member since:
2011-08-08

"So I'm sorry but FOSS is just as much to blame for the continued buying of Windows as frankly you don't offer a functional alternative."

Complete and utter bullshit.

I have Linux installed on many systems, and it works perfectly out of the box on all of them.

Easy-to-use great desktop software, great desktop applications support, even if they do have funny names and are not called Photoshop.

Going from one extreme to the other is equally as ridiculous. Some people have a great experience with linux. For others it's horrid at best. Some people have a great experience with Windows. For others it's horrid at best.

I stand by what I said earlier. Pick the OS that best suits your needs and understand that no matter what you choose, your mileage my vary.

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