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January 11, 2007

Why Switch to Linux?

Filed under: linux — tuxicity @ 5:15 pm

I downloaded and installed Red Hat 7.2. Linux didn’t immediately replace Windows for me. It took time for me to learn how Linux worked, and it took Linux time to improve and mature, a process we’re both still undergoing. I still have Windows XP, but now the only time I use it is to troubleshoot problems for others. Linux is now at the point where it is easier to install than Windows, and just as easy to run. My two printers, new DVD burner, and digital camera were easily detected and usable with Linux (okay, maybe not the camera). When I replaced my motherboard Linux just detected it and kept going. Windows wouldn’t even boot. And with Linux you don’t have to run antispyware and antivirus software……………

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1 Comment »

  1. “cos its UNIX, damn it” ;-P
    Unix is a solid computing model. Maybe a bit outdated, but Linux team did a good job creating hooks for the new stuff come up. Now we have XGL kicking Aero´s a$$ thanks to that 😉

    Comment by nomadsoul — January 11, 2007 @ 5:40 pm

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