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    after loosing my mind with microsoft virus i downloaded linux. wow life is great. linux is on a lot of notebooks that are sold.

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    If you like linux i reccomend you in a future buy a mac will change your "cyber life" life

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    other than no longer tearing your hair out, how does that o.s. compare functionally with the stupid pc i flounder with ?

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    Switched to Linux (Ubuntu) about a year ago and I will never go back.

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    "open suse"
    photoshop and illustrator on wine

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    Is Linux an "operating system" that is used on Apple products? I keep hearing that the Apple is simpler, more reliable and intuitive system. Anybody got experience with both Microsoft and Apple? I know you gotta dig deeper into your pockets to afford Apple.

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    Well I guess it technically could be used but why pay more to do something you can do on a PC?
    I have a 4 year old Toshiba laptop (Celeron 1.35, 1 gig of memory, 80 gig hard drive) and a guy at work jaw dropped when he saw it working. (He just spent a boatload of cash on a new Apple laptop).
    If:
    1) money is no problem (Apple)
    2) you are a gamer (PC)
    3) you only use the computer for basic stuff like email, web surfing and maybe basic drawing/photoshop (Linux)

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    And most flavors of linux are FREE

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrice Lemee View Post
    Well I guess it technically could be used but why pay more to do something you can do on a PC?
    I have a 4 year old Toshiba laptop (Celeron 1.35, 1 gig of memory, 80 gig hard drive) and a guy at work jaw dropped when he saw it working. (He just spent a boatload of cash on a new Apple laptop).
    If:
    1) money is no problem (Apple)
    2) you are a gamer (PC)
    3) you only use the computer for basic stuff like email, web surfing and maybe basic drawing/photoshop (Linux)
    It's not really i think i use
    all this SO and linux it's not the most simple to use,maybe it' the most complicated because you need know unix for a lot of operations and installs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrthe View Post
    It's not really i think i use
    all this SO and linux it's not the most simple to use,maybe it' the most complicated because you need know unix for a lot of operations and installs.
    Sorry but I am not sure I understand your phrasing.

    The last part I get, I think.
    Maybe it was true of Linux many years ago but not anymore.
    I've been using Ubuntu for a year and I have absolutely no idea about unix.
    Just download and burn to CD Ubuntu and you can boot up from it and see what it is like.

    http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download

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