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10 reasons why I will not get Windows Vista

Posted 10-01-2007 at 11:32 AM by Chargh

1. I have already removed Windows from my Computer in favour of Linux.
2. My farther cares about Computer security, and would not like the Fact Norton does not run well on Vista.
3. Many Games (and other programs) have trouble running on Vista.
4. It's GUI Is ugly, some say it is based on the Mac GUI (Also Ugly.)
5. It takes up WAY to much hardware. I would have to buy a new Computer.
6. Windows Vistas has DRM, and other things that spy on you.
7. Windows...
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IRC Not Newbie Friendly

Posted 10-01-2007 at 10:34 AM by mowestusa

Most of you Internet savvy people will just laugh at me for this one. I will freely admit that I'm a little slow in adopting new technologies or old technologies that I have never used. I understand email. I understand forums. I understand static HTML sites. IRC or chat in general is not something I know or understand. Today proved how frustrated a newbie can become when exposed to technologies which they have never used or been taught.

I just got back from the Ohio Linux Fest which...
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Dual boot with Windows 2000 and Kubuntu 6.06 on Intel D815EPEA2 motherboard

Posted 10-01-2007 at 08:46 AM by Caysho
Updated 12-25-2008 at 06:29 AM by Caysho

I get a 160 GB hard drive, and figured "this should be easy".

First attempt.
Windows installs ok, I had it create an 70 GB NTFS partition (slow to format).
When it asked me about partitioning, it sees 137 GB which it lists at the top of the screen, and also when showing the partitions created.
This is strange, but I don't think much of it - I figure if it can see up to and past 70 GB, then it doesn't matter.
Installed SP4 and other updates....
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hope to learn computer

Posted 10-01-2007 at 08:23 AM by linux obsessed

i hope from allah to learn me computer
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going more bald

Posted 09-30-2007 at 11:18 PM by yarati

day two of the search for a solution to no visualizations on amarok. i am running fedora 7 gnome and for the life of me i can't get the visualizations to work and though it seems a fairly common problem none of the solutions seem to work for me.
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