Windows to Linux

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by CloneRanger, Dec 20, 2013.

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  1. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Posted it in here because Windows users might not visit the Linux thread, & therefore miss it ;)
     
  2. Hungry Man

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    Does this mean you'll be joining us on Linux?
     
  3. CloneRanger

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    @ HM

    Not this week :D

    I saw the link whilst reading about something unrelated. So i thought i'd post it for the benefit of others, as they might find it helpful ! I'm nice like that ;)
     
  4. Hungry Man

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    Ahhh, I thought you were finally convinced. We'll get you eventually...
     
  5. wat0114

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    He's being reeled in...slowly but surely...:D
     
  6. Joxx

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    You guys sound like scientologists...
    Linux as a belief... that's all we need to join the Great Fiat and the New Normal
     
  7. blacknight

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    Thanks ! Very nice and useful. I just used Linux, but this is the most friendly thing that I read from Linux world.
     
  8. moontan

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    you still will need Windows to play your games.

    there's just no way around that.
     
  9. wat0114

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    Just poking a bit of fun. That's all.
     
  10. The Red Moon

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    Linux mint certainly looks an attractive package.
     
  11. jdd58

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    Are there any linux distros with chromium pre-installed? Preferably a smaller one as I have limited bandwidth.
     
  12. Kerodo

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    Linux Mint is great for out of the box ease of use... one of the best. :)
     
  13. ZeroDay

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    You can install chromium in less than a minute.
     
  14. ZeroDay

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    Hungry Man - Are you still using Ubuntu or have you switched distros?
     
  15. Hungry Man

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    I'm still on Ubuntu.
     
  16. ZeroDay

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    OK thanks. A lot of people don't like unity do they, personally I love it.
     
  17. jdd58

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    Downloaded Linux Mint. It's been about 10 years since I last tried Linux.
     
  18. xxJackxx

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    About the only stable Linux I have tried in the last several years are the Ubuntu LTS versions. Fedora 19 hasn't been terrible, but it is lacking. You don't even get minimize/maximize buttons on the windows by default. It all still needs more polish before I will switch. Maybe Ubuntu 14.04 will be nice. 12.04 wasn't terrible but Steam needs to move more games over before I will consider it.
     
  19. J_L

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    Same reason some people still prefer the XP interface, familiarity. Personally I find features like dock and search far more superior than quick launch and cascading menus.
     
  20. Hungry Man

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    I find Unity to be pretty much ideal for me. It's the number one reason why I use Ubuntu.
     
  21. ZeroDay

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    Yeah. I love Mint, but I think Unity looks great and I find it to be a very productive way of doing things. I triple boot with - Ubuntu, Arch and OS X. I seem to spend more time on the Linux distros than OS X though. I'm looking forward to seeing Ubuntu on phones and tablets next year.
     
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