Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 22:04 UTC
Windows So, I've been using the Windows 8 Release Preview since it came out, almost exclusively (except for work, since I'm obviously not going to rely on unfinished and untested software for that). I already knew I could get into Metro on my 11.6" ZenBook, but on my 24" desktop, things aren't looking as rosy. Here's an illustrated guide of the most pressing issues I run into, and five suggestions to address them. Instead of just complaining, let's get constructive.
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RE[2]: Comment by gmlongo
by moondevil on Mon 4th Jun 2012 06:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by gmlongo"
moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

According to your metrics Linux and MacOS will be picking up 10% of windows users. At least the ones that don't stick with win7 for eternity.


You mean like the ones that pick up Linux and Mac OS X instead of Vista, when they left XP? Right.

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RE[3]: Comment by gmlongo
by Nelson on Mon 4th Jun 2012 06:56 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by gmlongo"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

A million times this. Windows Vista is regarded by most as the worst thing Microsoft could have ever done, and even that did nothing for the Linux desktop.

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RE[4]: Comment by gmlongo
by tomcat on Mon 4th Jun 2012 18:34 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by gmlongo"
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2006-01-06

A million times this. Windows Vista is regarded by most as the worst thing Microsoft could have ever done, and even that did nothing for the Linux desktop.


I just know this is going to be the Year of the Linux Desktop. Yawn.

Edited 2012-06-04 18:34 UTC

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