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Old 05-03-2017, 08:38 AM   #16
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No really you are just forced by work*.
I'd use Linux far more often if the people who do use it weren't such prats.
 
Old 05-03-2017, 08:39 AM   #17
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... but there are still some things I do that need Windows.
To add to my comment above with the "No really..." I have not used m$ at home for well over 5 years or so, I even game sometimes but if you think so can run m$ in a virtual machine VM on Linux too.
 
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No really you are just forced by work*.
I'd use Linux far more often if the people who do use it weren't such prats.
Why because you need help; there's distros now?

And documentation galore!

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Old 05-03-2017, 08:44 AM   #19
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Not to mention a mix of all types here at LQ... and using Linux.

But, don't take my word for it.

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Old 05-03-2017, 08:57 AM   #20
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Anyone who has ever had to work in support for a living knows, running in a virtual machine is not the same as running on bare metal.


No I don't need help, but I don't feel the need to hang around with such people.
 
Old 05-03-2017, 09:28 AM   #21
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Anyone who has ever had to work in support for a living knows, running in a virtual machine is not the same as running on bare metal.


No I don't need help, but I don't feel the need to hang around with such people.
With the right new school hardware geared towards virtualization like this ThinkPad T420 it's the same as on bare metal. (The software's better now too. )

The OP didn't say where can I buy 7, $oon to be outdated?

Stereotypes and thin skin devolve like religions... and, a lack of freedom ie education‽

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