Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Aug 2013 02:06 UTC
Windows

I know a lot of folks are eager to find out when they will be able to get Windows 8.1. I am excited to share that starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand (that's 4:00am October 17th in Redmond), Windows 8.1 will begin rolling out worldwide as a free update for consumers on Windows 8 through the Windows Store. Windows 8.1 will also be available at retail and on new devices starting on October 18th by market. So mark your calendars!

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So?
by crhylove on Thu 15th Aug 2013 04:53 UTC
crhylove
Member since:
2010-04-10

I've been on Linux Mint for years already. Windows is inferior to many, many Linux distros now in every way. This is a snoozer of an article at this point.

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RE: So?
by MOS6510 on Thu 15th Aug 2013 06:11 in reply to "So?"
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

I agree. Thom should only post news about Linux (Mint).

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RE[2]: So?
by shotsman on Fri 16th Aug 2013 05:48 in reply to "RE: So?"
shotsman Member since:
2005-07-22

WTF?
There are better Linux Distro's so why only Mint? Perhaps that is what you use?
Of well, at least it isn't that 'brown/earthy coloured' thing.

{Back to recompiling Gentoo from scratch...}

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RE: So?
by moondevil on Thu 15th Aug 2013 08:27 in reply to "So?"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

And yet my Ubuntu distribution update from around April borked the wireless driver that now only works with IPv6 routers. This issue is yet to be fixed by Canonical.

Windows 7 installation talks to whatever router wants to speak with it.

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RE: So?
by Drumhellar on Thu 15th Aug 2013 08:49 in reply to "So?"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

I've been on Linux Mint for years already. Windows is inferior to many, many Linux distros now in every way. This is a snoozer of an article at this point.


Really? In every way?

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RE[2]: So?
by mistersoft on Thu 15th Aug 2013 10:35 in reply to "RE: So?"
mistersoft Member since:
2011-01-05

Feeders.

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RE: So?
by Ultimatebadass on Thu 15th Aug 2013 10:31 in reply to "So?"
Ultimatebadass Member since:
2006-01-08

"How do you know if someone's a linux user?"
"They'll tell you."

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RE[2]: So?
by res0r9lm on Sat 17th Aug 2013 23:17 in reply to "RE: So?"
res0r9lm Member since:
2013-08-13

They can spell their last name

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RE: So?
by miguelholandes on Thu 15th Aug 2013 10:56 in reply to "So?"
miguelholandes Member since:
2013-02-07

I tried the latest version of Mint. Could not get Skype to work right, and my translation software does not work at all on it. conclusion: looks nice, but simply does not do what it has to do. Next!

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RE[2]: So?
by moondevil on Thu 15th Aug 2013 13:21 in reply to "RE: So?"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

That is my current approach to GNU/Linux and other alternative OSs.

Started with Slackware back in 1995 with the Linux 1.0.9 kernel and used most of the well know distributions since them. I even bought a few of them.

Nowadays life has other priorities and I don't have any longer the patience nor the time to waste hours tinkering a system to work on a laptop.

Either it works out of the box, or it is dumped right away.

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RE: So?
by Soulbender on Thu 15th Aug 2013 13:30 in reply to "So?"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Good for you, no-one cares and this item is not about how awesome Linux is.

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RE: So?
by WereCatf on Thu 15th Aug 2013 13:38 in reply to "So?"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

I've been on Linux Mint for years already. Windows is inferior to many, many Linux distros now in every way. This is a snoozer of an article at this point.


I've been on mint chocolate for years already. Linux is inferior to many, many chocolate-flavors now in every way. Yours is a snoozer of a comment at this point.

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RE[2]: So?
by Tuishimi on Thu 15th Aug 2013 18:02 in reply to "RE: So?"
Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

What a delicious name for an operating system.

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