replacing windows with Ubuntu

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Jun 4 11:15:19 UTC 2014

On 4 June 2014 12:08, Niki Kovacs <info at> wrote:
> Le 04/06/2014 09:21, Vinny Ray a écrit :
>> What is the best way to approach this?
> I've been 100 % GNU/Linux since 2001, when I discovered Slackware 7.1. Today
> I'm running a small Linux-based IT company, and I also work as a Linux
> trainer for companies in France.
> The last time I've used Microsoft Windows was just before Windows XP came
> out. I've never touched any Windows system for work since, except of course
> to integrate Windows clients in a Linux network.
> Why not just backup your data and migrate your PC completely?

There are some situations where there is no good Linux alternative.
For example I have an Olympus digital voice recorder for which there
is no working USB driver available in Linux.  Also a Topfield PVR
where the USB access from Linux is poor.


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