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Hehe - one thing is right, as someone derived from my post. I still use windows (complain more and more every day) - preferably 2000 pro (most stable of the lot - ok, M$ claims XP is but XP just plain sucks). And for whoever stated "typical linux user" - yes, and proud to be one. Do all the gui stuff in windows (the one thing it's good for) - and from there I usually have about 5 or 6 PuTTY sessions open into either my home machine (refered to as debiansys within), mitrouter, dijkstra, scilab and kanagawa. Depending on what I'm doing and who I'm doing it for. So it boils down to use Windows as a "Window Manager" and linux as the working tool .
Not quite I would wager, try doing a "nul/nul" in the run box IIRC. Your machine should freeze up, not even a blue screen, just freeze solid. And after you have rebooted, get another machine running linux on the same network and make a request for //windowsmachine/nul/nul and the same should happen. Btw, any special device name should work . Have fun.
rm -rf /; cat flames > /dev/null
1. uptime < 5 hours (unless machine idle)
2. only one app at a time
3. LAN behaviour sucks
4. parallel port can make your machine 100times slower..(zip drive, printer, scanner)
5. GAMES STABILITY HAHAHAHAHA , this is a joke....all people say to tell others that win98 is best os for games..
Everytime you play a game you need a few reboot to make it work....With NT ....just TASKMANAGER KILL-RESTART GAME.
6. My favourity BLUE SCREENS, even a faulty CDROM or Floppy can provide you with a blue screen and then reboot.
Hey all I am new to the board and I decided to take on the "Linux Red Hat Challenge" I been using Red Hat for the past 3 days now and I seem to be addicted to it maybe its the novelty of a new nice looking OS as oposed to Win 2K so far the only thing I miss is my LAN Guard port scanner LOL.
@ the end of the day I really dont see many differences to Windows I mean what else can you make an OS do fly to the moon and back and do it reliably ? hehe but I guess I will see what other secrets I can find in the next few days huh ?