replacing windows with Ubuntu

Vinny Ray Vinny at
Wed Jun 4 14:00:01 UTC 2014

I have no intentions of trying to keep both windows and Linux on my system.
I am trying to clean windows off of my system.

I have even thought of using a a fingernail file to rub the "microsoft" 
emblem off of the little key on my keyboard. I feel inferior just having 
it on there.

On 06/04/2014 06:08 AM, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> 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? I don't 
> understand the double boot philosophy, which basically transforms your 
> PC into a two-headed hydra, and you decide on boot time which one of 
> the heads you will speak to. Microsoft Windows is often treated like 
> one of those sacred cows on an Indian road, forcing bus drivers to 
> complicated detours just because it's sitting there on its fat ass.
> I'd see the problem the other way around. I couldn't possibly migrate 
> to MS Windows, because there's so many things this crappy OS can't do. 
> I've explained all this in two detailed books I wrote a few years back.
> Cheers,
> Niki

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