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Submission + - Vista vs. the Gibbon 4

ricegf writes: If you had 7 computers running various versions of Windows and Linux, on which machine would you choose to do most of your work? Rupert Goodwins describes his experience thus: 'So here's the funny thing. I've used Windows since 1.0. I've lived through the bad times of Windows/386 and ME, and the good times of NT 3.51 and 2K. I know XP if not backwards, then with a degree of familiarity that only middle-aged co-dependents can afford each other. Then how come I'm so much more at home with Ubuntu than Vista?'
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Vista vs. the Gibbon

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  • If you had 7 computers running various versions of Windows and Linux, on which machine would you choose to do most of your work?

    Any Linux. I typically have 15 workspaces (virtual desktops), containing a total of over 100 browser windows displaying various information, eclipse, text editors, Gimp, Inkscape, etc., with FoldingAtHome and a compile or two running on the background, all on a 1GHz machine with a gigabyte of memory and a heavily hand-patched Red Hat Linux 9. This, of course, is not taking into

  • Current events are depressing. We need more Linux-Windows comparisons.

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