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

Dale Clarke clardale at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 15:16:15 BST 2009


John

Just go here <http://moblin.org/>

Its a Linux Foundation project.

Dale

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:09 PM, John <jakewc2 at sky.com> wrote:

> What is Moblin, I have an Acer One with Ubuntu 9.04 on it, what does it
> do? Does it run off the netbook or what?
>
> John
>
> Dale Clarke wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > Dale
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk
> > <mailto: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
> >     <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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