q0k.character at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 11:03:37 UTC 2010
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 7:55 PM, M. Fioretti <mfioretti at nexaima.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 19:41:54 PM +0900, q0k (q0k.character at gmail.com)
> > 2 basic questions.
> > 1) I have been using Windows for 5 years. Why should I choose Ubuntu?
> > 2) Which version is better for home use by a student - 9.10 or 8.4? Why?
> I'll leave the second question to somebody else, but I think that, at
> least in part, you have the first question backward. Try to start from
> what do you actually _want_ or _need_ to do with your computer? You
> may answer:
I am answering:
> playing some specific games NO
> writing school projects YES (a lot)
video editing NO
> software development YES (a little)
> reformatting my professor's slideshows NO
> listening to music and watching DVDs NO
> blogging or being on social networks NO
> email NO
> setting up a website NO
> mechanical design NO
> audio synthesis NO
> and 1000 more other, wildly different things. Start by defining
> exactly (for yourself, before even asking around) your actual needs
> and wishes. Depending on the result, the answer may be "Windows or
> Ubuntu is the same", Windows, Ubuntu, Mac or even some other version
> of Linux.
I also suppose that you know " what Ubuntu has and Windows hasn't " better
than I do.
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