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View Poll Results: Do you change a brand new PC directly to Linux, buy it with Linux, or something else?
Have bought Windows PCs and converted them straight to Linux 53 33.97%
Have only ever converted old PCs to Linux 16 10.26%
Have bought PCs which have Linux as their installed OS 11 7.05%
Typically build a custom system from the ground up 54 34.62%
Something else 22 14.10%
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Old 10-14-2014, 04:01 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by qlue View Post
As it turns out, I was right to keep W7 around. It seems that a number of Adobe products are needed for submitting tax returns in my Cuntry! :frustrated:
Maybe you should just say no and remove that dependency...?
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Old 10-14-2014, 11:06 PM   #122
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Or a VM and pown those bitches.

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Old 10-16-2014, 12:35 PM   #123
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The first new laptop I ever bought had Ubuntu 10.04 installed from Dell. Other than that I've generally bought Windows machines and installed a Linux distro. I think from now on I will be building my own computers, and buying laptops with no OS or with Linux pre-installed.


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