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Linux for real people
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| Rochelle Derilo, a student at the UP Open University and a Windows user since
| 1995, began using Ubuntu after her friend, Frederick Bamm Gabriena, an
| instructor of astronomy at the Rizal Technological University, showed her
| that Linux was no longer limited to the command line interface.
Why do Windows programs suck so freaking much? (and what can they learn from
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| Look, I'm sorry, but it has to be said. Open Task Manager on any Windows
| computer and chances are there are a hundred processes even if you're just
| sitting idly on the desktop. What's with the obsession to constantly make
| crap run on startup? Let's look at some common offenders and how to cut them
| down to size.
| Consider the best update system for any operating system around – the one
| used by Linux. Yes, here’s my Linux blast: almost every single application
| for Linux can be updated using the one and the same package management tool.
| This includes the core kernel updates themselves through to the most obscure
| and tiniest of applications.
| There is no need for a gazillion software updaters by different vendors which
| all work in different ways, at different times. Instead, the Linux
| repositories allow you to keep every piece of code on your system up-to-date
| with the one single action. It’s clean, it’s understandable and it’s
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