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Re: [News] John Dvorak Dumps Windows for GNU/Linux, Disappointed with BetaVista7

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____/ Roy Schestowitz on Tuesday 10 March 2009 01:19 : \____

> Dvorak Likes Linux
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | 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.
> `----
> http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2342703,00.asp

'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?

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