On Mar 11, 8:10 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> ____/ Roy Schestowitz on Tuesday 10 March 2009 01:19 : \____
> > Dvorak Likes Linux
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> > | Every so often I take a stab at Linux, to see exactly what I like and do
> > | not like about the OS. Many of its problems, for me, stem from its
> > | inability to run on my overloaded hardware, or the occasional driver that
> > | makes the OS impossible to use without hand-tweaking something or other.
> > | That said, I seriously like the Ubuntu 8.10 implementation and will now
> > | install it permanently on my latest machines. It's a winner.
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> 'The veteran essayist and cable TV star says he will "install [Ubuntu 8.10]
> permanently on my latest machines."
> 'Dvorak says that he previously shied away from Linux due to problems using it
> with the "overloaded" hardware that computer journalists of his stature are
> apparently awash in. Now, though, the "live CD" feature ubiquitous in Linux
> installers lets him verify hardware support prior to installation. To his
> surprise, Dvorak notes, "Almost all the newest hardware coming out has Linux
> 'Dvorak adds, "The critical mass has been reached, and it's time everyone tried
> Responses from the trolls an indication of panic?
Yes, that's clearly what it is. Dvorak's article is pretty favorable
to Linux, and pretty negative about Windows. Better change the