[xubuntu-users] Am I the only one who still uses floppies?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Wed Jul 29 07:59:45 UTC 2015

On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:56:15 +0200, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>Yes :-) Floppies are slow and fragile. Just buy yourself a couple of
>USB sticks.

I suspect USB sticks are less reliable than floppy disks. I still own a
C64 with 5 1/4" DD and an Atari ST with 3,5" DD floppy disks and an
around 40 MiB SCSI hard disk drive. They are much more than 20
years, perhaps 30 years old and were much used for music studio work.

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