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But seriously yes. I like the aspect of being able to work hands on with a file and manipulate it to what I want it to be. I also like the text commands over clicking, much easier to troubleshoot problems.
For what I do, I prefer the interface and tools in linux to that of windows. At work threre are a small handful of items that I am forced to revert back and use windows for, but it is worthwhile so that I can use the tools of my choice the rest of the time.
I use linux mainly for it's reliability. Even if M$ offered their o/s' open source (which will never happen) I would still use linux. If you know people you can get the software for free. But with me wanting to get into programming, Open Source is more attractive.
I would. I find it much much easier to get help with any problems in Linux than I can in Windows. Also, IMHO Linux is about a zillion times better than Windows as a development platform and I do a lot of programming as a hobby.
Linux is the best os i have seen so far (i found it better than *bsd also)
I use linux as my desktop mainly 'cos its OPEN (i mean it tells me whats going on in there and also that the source is availabe) and it does the job better than WINDOZE.
I bet even if MS releases the source of windoze, most of the *nix users will stay since the code will be all crapped-up and it will take centuries to fix 'em all!!!
most of all it's the COMMUNITY!! the guys (/gals) here and on IRC (#linux) are GREAT!!!
dont u think????
Just curious that will you still use linux as your desktop OS if Windows is free?
Come on! r u kidding??
You think that we are using Linux because we are very poor and we can't affort to buy Windows? When I bought a new PC, it came with the Windows XP and I gave it away to my friend for free.
Last edited by moeminhtun; 04-14-2004 at 01:17 PM.
I think there is no chance to be Windows to be free !! Any wa Linux is better than Windows in any point.. In Windows u can't know what the hell is going on behind your screen and u got suddenly bluse creen of death !