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Things you can do using Linux, but impossible on Windows

Posted 04-23-2009 at 03:07 PM by Murdock1979
Updated 04-23-2009 at 03:48 PM by Murdock1979

Here is a compiled list from a LinuxQuestion posting (will be update accordingly):

6. Surf the internet, download files, pick up email without fear of the computer becoming infected with viruses, malware, etc. Linux - yes. Windows - it is possible to run as limited user which can limit malmare, but from my experience, it is difficult to use a Windows system as a limited user, and most people probably don't.

5. Ressurect old computer and use it as firewall, server, etc....
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Pls Help

Posted 04-22-2009 at 12:35 PM by AnujaA

I'm totally new to this site as well as to Linux. Yesterday I installed Debian version of Linux. Now I want to install some Windows programs to that. But I don't know how to run a .exe file in Linux environment.
After a google search I found,
http://www.winehq.org/download/deblenny
this page and I followed that process. But I didn't succeed. So please help );
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Politicians (No Linux in this)

Posted 04-22-2009 at 07:25 AM by Dubious Dave

If you expect something about Linux in this post skip this and read something else. This is a rant about politicians.

For the last 4 months I have read story after story about how bad the economy is and how corporations or banks have borked us. That may be true, but it takes two to tango and if the stupid, selfish politicians hadn't asked them to dance we wouldn't be in this mess. Look, business is about greed and making money. That's what makes it work so well. The governments...
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How can I make a Customized Linux DVD?

Posted 04-22-2009 at 02:20 AM by mcvasant

How can I make customized Linux DVD with packages of my choices?
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What is "staff" and "wheel" in Linux

Posted 04-22-2009 at 01:40 AM by mcvasant

"Not all distributions have staff, some have "wheel" instead."

What does this mean?
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