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View Poll Results: UNIX is better than WINDOWS
what?HELLO.i am UNIX. the best! 605 68.52%
whooa, wait a minute. Windows is BETTER than UNIX 48 5.44%
hoo-boy..i don't like both. 64 7.25%
errr...i don't know, what is UNIX afterall? 11 1.25%
windows?never heard of it... 155 17.55%
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Old 11-23-2010, 08:51 AM   #4801
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If Windows meets the needs of a user, I see no reason for that user to change operating systems. I came to Linux because Windows alone did not meet my needs.
Yes!For my list of limited needs 1)surf the web,2)checkout the mail,3)listen to music,4)watch you tube,music videos and movies,5)take on-line exams to update myself in diabetology and 6)write my blog. WIN.may be enough!
But there comes a time when the user is bit by the"DISCOVERY BUG",as it bit COLUMBUS!

As many Linux users have mentioned, many distros are changing to make the transition easier and why not? I am presently on a VM WARE PLAYER with Mandriva 2010 Spring Edition virtualized! For this Texan Cowboy,new on the ranch,the TWO Gallon Hat has yet to fit,so no real install!
I personally feel that the "Virtualized play" is superior to a Live CD/DVD experience!

Ultimately,when one needs MS OFFICE, the legit.one costs roughly 195 US Dollars here!MS chaps know this app. is necessary and thus it's not free. When major LINUX players are giving alternate desktops which include,one like an MS,it appears to me (IMO)that OPEN-SOURCE is offering an alternate choice and if not today,may be a decade later,LINUX WILL BECOME A COMPETITOR!(sorry for the bold type)!MOZILLA FF is/has already killed IE!That is what's worrying Balmer at Richmond.

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Old 11-23-2010, 09:22 AM   #4802
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MOZILLA FF is/has already killed IE!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_s...f_web_browsers
 
Old 11-23-2010, 09:56 AM   #4803
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More fair to say that all other browsers pushed IE below 50%.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 01:55 PM   #4804
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With most humans sitting in the 86-120 IQ range I think we need to ask the dolphins the question as it should take them very little time to learn both Linux and Windows. For those of you who don't know they hit the IQ meter at an average of 300 (most humans below 110). We could then learn just how petty our computer OS wars are. Of course I would like to know what the IQ was of the person who discovered that information as they may not have been qualified to asses that data.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 08:31 PM   #4805
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Now this is a beauty, as it shows the trend of usage of FF,IE starting from 2003! In 2003 IE usage was(according to the article) 84.9% and Firefox-- a mere 7.2%. Let us go straight up to 2010, IE--29.7% and Mozilla FF--> 44.1%. Source : http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp
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Old 11-23-2010, 09:03 PM   #4806
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Now this is a beauty, as it shows the trend of usage of FF,IE starting from 2003! In 2003 IE usage was(according to the article) 84.9% and Firefox-- a mere 7.2%. Let us go straight up to 2010, IE--29.7% and Mozilla FF--> 44.1%. Source : http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp
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Yeah, and I can get another five with IE on top, and another 5 with FF on top. I think it would be best to get one from Google.
 
Old 11-23-2010, 09:48 PM   #4807
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With most humans sitting in the 86-120 IQ range I think we need to ask the dolphins the question as it should take them very little time to learn both Linux and Windows. For those of you who don't know they hit the IQ meter at an average of 300 (most humans below 110). We could then learn just how petty our computer OS wars are. Of course I would like to know what the IQ was of the person who discovered that information as they may not have been qualified to asses that data.
And what invention, innovation, or contribution did those dolphins make to society?
 
Old 11-23-2010, 11:45 PM   #4808
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With most humans sitting in the 86-120 IQ range I think we need to ask the dolphins the question as it should take them very little time to learn both Linux and Windows. For those of you who don't know they hit the IQ meter at an average of 300 (most humans below 110). We could then learn just how petty our computer OS wars are. Of course I would like to know what the IQ was of the person who discovered that information as they may not have been qualified to asses that data.
You do know that the Human Brain and the Dolphin Brain are "wired" completely different. Just because their brains can process and remember information faster than ours doesn't mean that they have the know how of how to actually apply it. Plus, we have better decision making skills and have the ability to learn new things at our own pace. Thats why we're the dominant species here...not dolphins. xD
 
Old 11-23-2010, 11:53 PM   #4809
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I always thought dolphins only resided in water?
 
Old 11-23-2010, 11:55 PM   #4810
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dolphins and windows and linux deep man.
Quote:
Sarcasm coming hang on
Shoot heck I will buy anything it comes on a disk and it works right heck spend all night doing virus scans I will even pay for it. Nothing like staying up all night for a malware scan. I need 4 gigs of ram to make word work. Shot that paper clip no I paid for it. spent 1 hour on linux to fix a window box. ok 49 minutes.
 
Old 11-24-2010, 12:39 AM   #4811
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Hey my wife spent 4 hours writing a script in M$ to make it obsolete .... Hell I told her I can do better than that I'll crash it ! fired it up and BANG there it died!!!!!!!!!

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Old 11-24-2010, 12:46 AM   #4812
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The All New Linux vs Windows MegaSuperThread

is now

The All New WTF MegaSuperThread
 
Old 11-24-2010, 12:52 AM   #4813
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The All New Linux vs Windows MegaSuperThread

is now

The All New WTF MegaSuperThread
LMFAO!

This makes sense since there are arguments on pretty much everything in this thread. The arguments, however, did stem out from the topic at hand... but, EVERYONE: as Mods have said before, get back on topic, please.
 
Old 11-24-2010, 02:08 AM   #4814
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Back on topic:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hail-rms-3368/
 
Old 11-24-2010, 02:28 AM   #4815
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$tallman is an inverted Ballmer. They are both incredibly accomplished men that are radical, irrational ideologues.

I thank Richard for founding FOSS and giving me the chance to talk with you guys on these forums, but every time I go to his website I get contemptuous.
 
  


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