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ngant17 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-01-07 06:51 PM
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16. Linux has evolved substantially since the command-line installs
and I also was very frustrated with Linux back then.

I've recently installed Ubuntu version of Linux on an HP Pavilion computer which only had WinXP drivers dedicated for the motherboard. Since I didn't want to buy the XP operating system, I downloaded Ubuntu off the net. It actually had built-in drivers in Linux to replace the XP drivers which you had to have to get the motherboard to work. Self-installing, easier than installing Win98 for me. I'm basically 'sold' on Linux and Ubuntu now.
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  -Would you consider investing in a company established to develop an OS for desktop computers? Boojatta  Aug-01-07 05:31 PM   #0 
  - Yes, because Microsoft would buy it out (nm)  lynyrd_skynyrd   Aug-01-07 05:33 PM   #1 
  - I didn't see a yes answer so chose maybe  The Straight Story   Aug-01-07 05:38 PM   #2 
  - I can't stand Linux  lynyrd_skynyrd   Aug-01-07 05:45 PM   #4 
  - Linux has evolved substantially since the command-line installs  ngant17   Aug-01-07 06:51 PM   #16 
  - "I would invest in a new OS if I used it and felt it was damned good though. "  Boojatta   Aug-01-07 05:49 PM   #5 
     - You make a good point - however  The Straight Story   Aug-01-07 06:12 PM   #9 
  - What I'd love is a multi-processor version of Windows 2000 that keeps trying...  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-07 05:44 PM   #3 
  - I take it you're unsatisfied with win2k3?  BlooInBloo   Aug-01-07 06:20 PM   #12 
  - It depends on whether ot not...  fiziwig   Aug-01-07 05:52 PM   #6 
  - I think you have an important point there.  Boojatta   Aug-01-07 06:01 PM   #7 
  - "other" because it's hard to improve on OSX! nt  shireen   Aug-01-07 06:11 PM   #8 
  - Unless you have a better idea, what's the point?  robcon   Aug-01-07 06:13 PM   #10 
  - Well, how about price?  Boojatta   Aug-01-07 06:16 PM   #11 
  - People decide at various times to upgrade their OS.  Boojatta   Aug-01-07 06:20 PM   #13 
  - IBM, Sun, and Novell did, didn't they?  dmesg   Aug-01-07 06:37 PM   #14 
  - After Vista (ESPECIALLY Vista Office!), I'll try anything (else)  Kip Humphrey   Aug-01-07 06:50 PM   #15 
  - depends. but you better have a ready market to squeeze into...  NuttyFluffers   Aug-01-07 07:45 PM   #17 
  - There are a number of interesting observations in there.  Boojatta   Aug-02-07 09:13 AM   #18 
  - Already Have  REP   Aug-02-07 09:34 AM   #19 
  - Ah, yes, I remember BeOS...  hunter   Aug-02-07 10:21 AM   #20 
  - Kick  Boojatta   Aug-02-07 03:18 PM   #21 
 

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