johny1888 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 12:39:47 UTC 2010
pls don't hate any operating system or its vendor.
pls post only technical matter on this list
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:03 PM, q0k <q0k.character at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Hrishikesh Murali <
> hrishikeshmurali88 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 4:11 PM, q0k <q0k.character at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 1) I have been using Windows for 5 years. Why should I choose Ubuntu?
>> In my personal opinion, Ubuntu can do almost anything which you want to do
>> in Windows, so why not use it!!
>> Rather than saying ''what Ubuntu has and Windows hasn't", I would like to
>> stress upon the point of 'open-source'. I know it might not seem to be a
>> really catchy idea for a student, but in the long run, I am definitely sure
>> ubuntu (or open source in general, I am saying ubuntu because I feel it is a
>> lot more user friendly when compared to other distributions of linux) will
>> satisfy all the needs of a student, and even more.
>> Not many people understand the full potential of free and open source
>> softwares and why you need it, which is why I suggest you start looking at
>> *http://www.getgnulinux.org, http://www.fsf.org, etc.
>> There are numerous situations where Windows can be the better of the two,
>> and the most popular one is gaming (as a student, I think this should be
>> quite a setback).*
> I don't play games. They make no sense. You *must *see it. The fact that
> Windows is better in games makes me hate Microsoft even more...
>> * Yet, we do have softwares like 'playonlinux' which can enable you to
>> bridge the gap. Another very popular situation is proper driver support, as
>> not ALL video cards (to my knowledge) are supported by Ubuntu. But with the
>> support you get from canonical, and owing to rapid development of the Ubuntu
>> community, this does not turn out to be a problem in majority of the cases.
>> The point I would like to make is that you can switch to Ubuntu, as it is
>> secure, rapidly developing and is "Free and Open Source". I am sure this
>> mailing list will help you a lot in answering queries, so please do feel
>> free to ask if any :)**
>> Thanks and Regards,
>> Hrishikesh Murali
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