[ubuntu-uk] Unity - Count Your Blessings

paul sutton zleap at zleap.net
Fri Dec 28 13:05:25 UTC 2012


On 28/12/12 12:41, Andy Braben wrote:
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> On 28 December 2012 12:09, Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com
> <mailto:nigelverity at hotmail.com>> wrote:
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>     Dear All
>
>     I'm one of those people who have tried Unity and concluded that
>     it's just not for them. That's why I use Xfce. However, over the
>     last couple of days I've been helping out a friend by setting up a
>     new laptop running Windows 8 and clearing down her old machine
>     running Vista, ready for selling. All I can say is that Vista is
>     dreadful, and Windows 8 far far worse. Given me Unity any day!
>
>
> I have set eyes on and had a play with Windows 8 and have never ever
> seen anything so badly designed. It really is the most awful system to
> be productive on. It is set up to be able to go directly to Facebook
> or Twitter etc, but if that doesn't work because of a network problem
> with the computer, don't ask me where the settings are, because I
> couldn't find them!
>
> You like Xfce, I prefer Unity - that's fine - the power of Free Open
> Source Software.
>  
>
>
>     Just letting off steam .......
>
>
> We will all be able to let off Steam on Ubuntu soon, thanks to Valve
> not being able to work with locked down Windows 8.
>
>
>     Nige 
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> Regards,
> Andy
>
>
I have steam it needs an updated nvidia driver,  so good luck with
getting it working given the issues that nvidia can cause, 

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