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Old 10-16-2009, 08:53 PM   #1
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Whatever happened to Linux XP? I've seen the ad, it looks good, but everytime I click on the link to download, all I get is a "404" error and nothing else. I would like to try it. Does anyone have the link for it?
 
Old 10-16-2009, 09:28 PM   #2
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Whatever happened to Linux XP? I've seen the ad, it looks good, but everytime I click on the link to download, all I get is a "404" error and nothing else. I would like to try it. Does anyone have the link for it?
Works for me:

http://www.linux-xp.com/

But why would you consider buying Linux when you can have it for free?
 
Old 10-16-2009, 09:34 PM   #3
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But why would you consider buying Linux when you can have it for free?
in other words why are you defeating the purpose of linux?
 
Old 10-17-2009, 02:01 AM   #4
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I have it on disk but why use it? Typical MS an operating system with no programs worth mentioning and everyone you want costs extra.

fred.
 
Old 10-17-2009, 09:26 PM   #5
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They only have the server editon at this time. I was just interested in trying it out. I try out all Linux edtions that have live CD, to see if I like it. Too, I didn't realize they charged for their product. Xandros charges as well. Thanks for all of your advice.
 
Old 11-05-2009, 09:49 AM   #6
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in other words why are you defeating the purpose of linux?
A bit late, but curious what you see as the purpose of Linux? Free as in free beer?
 
Old 11-05-2009, 10:43 AM   #7
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I'd download it, try it out, and pay the people developing it if I liked it, rather than buy a copy from someone on a forum.
 
Old 11-05-2009, 10:26 PM   #8
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What ever happened to that guy that was talking about selling Linux XP?
 
Old 11-06-2009, 01:23 AM   #9
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Where is the person offering to sell me a copy of Linux XP? Was this a joke or what? I was interested, but the message has disappeared from the forum.
 
Old 11-06-2009, 01:32 AM   #10
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Where is the person offering to sell me a copy of Linux XP? Was this a joke or what? I was interested, but the message has disappeared from the forum.
Looks like a few posts were removed; 'cause of the sale offer, I imagine. If you look around/Google search, you can download it at no cost.
 
Old 11-06-2009, 12:06 PM   #11
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It takes hella long to download, and you have to put it on a cd/dvd yourself.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 06:46 AM   #12
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xp solved

What is all the fuss? If you want XP then go for it, if you want Linux then go for that.

Fred.
 
Old 11-10-2009, 12:43 AM   #13
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Just forget about it. I received in the mail from Canonical the latest version of Ubuntu (9.10). I agree with one of the above members, why pay for what you can get for free. Ubuntu is the #1 Linux distro on the market, there are copy cats using the Ubuntu base, and some of them are good, too. Linux Mint is a good example of that, and it's an excellent distro as well. The latest Ubuntu and Xubuntu has Firefox 3.5.4 as their browser, so they are showing that they are staying on top of things. There are many great people here on this forum who take their precious time to help others, and I'm thankful of that. Linux was meant to be free, and if I offended anyone about asking about Linux XP, I apoligise for my actions. I was only interested because it appeared to be a Windows lookalike, but much cheaper. It's been a hard five months or so trying to break away from Windows, but I keep chugging forward. The new Ubuntu looks promising, it seems to be more user friendly than previous versions. And it was right to remove the offer to sell on this forum. This isn't eBay. Thanks to the editors for keeping this forum clean and what it is meant to be: A place for helping one another. Thanks to you all for your advice, and as far as Linux XP is concerned, let it stay in Russia.
 
Old 11-10-2009, 06:54 PM   #14
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The guy that has the Linux XP Desktop 2008 for sale has it as the English version. $7 (custom CD) free shipping.
 
Old 11-10-2009, 10:12 PM   #15
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@catilley1092- good decision...and if *buntu doesn't quite do it for you, there are many other options.

@Nonya- please, the issue's resolved, and we don't want the moderators to delete any more posts if they don't have to, right?
 
  


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