[ubuntu-uk] Windows 7 same as Ubuntu........

Dale Clarke clardale at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 11:11:10 BST 2009

My two lads use only one thing outside of web browser and that is games and
that's changing as they prefer Eve rather than paying through the nose for
buggy software.

I personally, am a Google fan so do everything via that with only my Story
'Writers cafe' software separately. when that appears online I will change.
I have an Acer One and just put Moblin onto it and what a little
distribution that is going to be.


On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:

> John wrote:
> > Has anybody seen this, and does anybody have Windows 7 to compare.
> >
> > I find this quite interesting though.
> >
> > http://education.zdnet.com/?p=2770&tag=nl.e550
> >
> > John
> >
> I did have Windows 7 installed, in fact I'll be sticking it on the
> wife's PC this week too.  I'd agree with some of the article, I mean a
> lot of things teenagers do now are web based - Facebook, Youtube, Gmail,
> Hotmail, MySpace, Twitter, Bebo, hey even MSN is now web based.
> Whenever my step kids (who are all in their teens) use the PC they fire
> up a browser, they never bother looking at any of other applications
> (never mind if they're on a Windows or Ubuntu based PC).
> Of course this wouldn't apply to everyone, some people still do need
> Windows apps or some do use Linux apps, but for the basic user who just
> wants to keep in touch with their friends then usually they just need a
> browser (hey my step kids have even happily used the browser on the Wii).
> Rob
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