Tero Pesonen ubuntu-users at
Wed Feb 3 11:38:01 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 20:03 +0900, q0k wrote:

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.

If your requirements are to write school projects and to do some
software development, then you could pretty much choose any OS on the
planet (save perhaps the Amiga 500 in the attic.)

And please do not go supposing people know all that well what Windows
has or hasn't. I myself do not know anything about modern Windows's. I
could tell you something about Windows 2000 or XP, but I doubt that


Tero Pesonen
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