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18 Sep 2009   #41
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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MS is afraid more of Linux invading schools.

Just a simple googleing shows the real facts.

Linux in schools - Google Search
I think it does need to be learned in schools.
I need to figure it out too sometime... Though I will have to.

I don't see anything wrong with introducing and using both types of OS. Learning Linux will help with programming, Windows with business.

~Lordbob
Wait a few more years and you'll see MS retired.


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18 Sep 2009   #42
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
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MS is afraid more of Linux invading schools.

Just a simple googleing shows the real facts.

Linux in schools - Google Search
I think it does need to be learned in schools.
I need to figure it out too sometime... Though I will have to.

I don't see anything wrong with introducing and using both types of OS. Learning Linux will help with programming, Windows with business.

~Lordbob
Wait a few more years and you'll see MS retired.
Possibly, but I doubt it. Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
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18 Sep 2009   #43
Antman

 

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...Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
I almost disagree almost completely. Almost all PCs do almost all the same things, and almost all programs work almost all the same way.

Changes affect complexity upward for techs and downward for users.
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18 Sep 2009   #44
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
...Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
I almost disagree almost completely. Almost all PCs do almost all the same things, and almost all programs work almost all the same way.

Changes affect complexity upward for techs and downward for users.
My point was relating to the GUI, and the function of the topical OS.
The inner kernal does not matter.

I am talking about people like my mom who are computer illiterate, who can only check email, browse the web and do a few other things like play games or work a few specific programs.
...
Come to think of it, they may adapt the easiest.

But the more average person, who knows how to use MS fairly well, (like me) has more problems. The .exes do not run on Linux, almost all of the programs developed only work in windows (games anyone?) and WINE does not work for all of them.

~Lordbob

P.S. Also, installing drivers..... Pain.
Having to use the terminal would drive some beyond being able to use it.
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18 Sep 2009   #45
Antman

 

I almost agree.
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18 Sep 2009   #46
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

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I almost agree.
It will never happen BUT IF linux was able to have full compatibility with running exes than can see the market shift significantly> Actually the same could be said for Apple....
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18 Sep 2009   #47
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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I almost agree.
Alright. Which part do you still disagree with?

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I almost agree.
It will never happen BUT IF linux was able to have full compatibility with running exes than can see the market shift significantly> Actually the same could be said for Apple....
Yeah, I think it would. Especially if Linux remained free. I would switch.

Really the only reason I still use Windows as my main OS is because of games and familiarity.

~Lordbob
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18 Sep 2009   #48
Crypto

Windows 7 Professional, Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
...Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
I almost disagree almost completely. Almost all PCs do almost all the same things, and almost all programs work almost all the same way.

Changes affect complexity upward for techs and downward for users.
My point was relating to the GUI, and the function of the topical OS.
The inner kernal does not matter.

I am talking about people like my mom who are computer illiterate, who can only check email, browse the web and do a few other things like play games or work a few specific programs.
...
Come to think of it, they may adapt the easiest.

But the more average person, who knows how to use MS fairly well, (like me) has more problems. The .exes do not run on Linux, almost all of the programs developed only work in windows (games anyone?) and WINE does not work for all of them.

~Lordbob

P.S. Also, installing drivers..... Pain.
Having to use the terminal would drive some beyond being able to use it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Sep 2009   #49
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by masterB View Post

Wait a few more years and you'll see MS retired.
Possibly, but I doubt it. Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
There is that creepy smilie again....



~Lordbob
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18 Sep 2009   #50
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crypto View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Possibly, but I doubt it. Too many people only know how to use MS, and nothing else. They would flounder if they tried.

~Lordbob
There is that creepy smilie again....



~Lordbob
mwahahahahahahahaha
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