Lets face Ubuntu 8.04
ivyharry at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 20:08:51 BST 2008
well....did not expect this turns into a windows bashing thread.....
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> NoOp wrote:
> > Ever try to upgrade a Win98 box to WinXPP or install one from scratch
> > :-) The same driver issues occur - particularly with multimedia devices,
> > video & wirless. Sometimes it goes smooth, other times it takes days.
> > And sometimes if you are using old hardware it just doesn't work at all.
> > Same issues.
> More than once :-(
> Last time I installed XP it took SIX hours. My last 3 Ubuntu/Kubunt
> installs took about 30 minutes each.
> > I think the problem is that 99.99% of Windows users have their boxes
> > delivered pre-configured with "certified hardwared & drivers",
> > so they
> > never experience the actual installation process.
> And while I'll never buy another Dell in my life, I understand the
> attraction of being able to buy a machine with Ubuntu pre-installed.
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