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Why I don't have Windows installed

Posted 11-19-2013 at 06:47 AM by Gaidal
Updated 11-19-2013 at 06:56 AM by Gaidal

I found my old blog post here and thought I'd post this as a reply to myself.

I don't understand this thing people say, that Linux has to get easier to install before people will adopt it. I installed Arch Linux the other day, it doesn't even have an installer anymore, it's just a readme file with chroot instructions. Once it's done, sound and network have always worked out of the box for me, unlike in Windows where I need to download the network driver on another computer and copy...
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Why I still have Windows installed

Posted 12-02-2010 at 02:02 AM by Gaidal

* iTunes. I have an iPhone (3GS) and don't know of a way to sync it from Linux. There seems to be support for iPods but not for the iPhones. According to what I've read when googling the issue, iTunes doesn't work satisfactory under Wine either.

* VPN. I decided to live in China for some reason, and until I figure out what to do about that, I'm stuck with restricted (and assumedly monitored) internet. Windows has this app called Freegate which lets me access youtube and get my share...
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