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Originally Posted by RoscoeMcGurk
Yes, I'm starting to want to more and more these days. I used to screw around with Redhat quite a bit. Looks like it's time to learn something new again . Or, once something comes along that's easy to use like Windows, and does everything with no problems or huge learning curve, I'm off this windows boat.

What's the best/easiest/most compatible version of Linux right now? I may start loading up something real soon here and get on learning it.
Ubuntu .
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Ok, back on topic, why not to buy Vista!
    
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FC6 looks like its in my future :-P
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Ok, back on topic, why not to buy Vista!
Vista will not be compatible with me, that is why.
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post #65 of 116
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1. OK, I could care less...
2. If it don't work, call them up and explain everything, whatever...
3. Encourages people to not steal... no problem with that...
4. It's fairly obvious that they refer to not altering the software... this isn't open-source.... jeez...
5. Whoop-dee-doo... how often will that happen??
6. That doesn't make any sense to me? what the heck are they saying?

I'm still buying vista.... this is Ridiculous... sounds like Apple encouraged this...
hmm seems like you have NO IDEA what we are talking about here.
Will you pay like 200$ to buy a new Vista EVERTIME you upgrade the NEW hardware??????????????
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Will you pay like 200$ to buy a new Vista EVERTIME you upgrade the NEW hardware??????????????
But then again we got ppl saying "is this true, or is this a rumor? We won't know till it's out yet."

Just like, is the G80 really gonna need 2048920948230W PSU and require water cooling and yada-yada.
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hmm seems like you have NO IDEA what we are talking about here.
Will you pay like 200$ to buy a new Vista EVERTIME you upgrade the NEW hardware??????????????
You have to remember that there are 2 kinds of PC users; enthusiasts (us) and the average Joe (everyone else). The average guy who buys a PC does not usually upgrade and when he does he usually just gets a whole new PC. Unfortunately, these are the majority of PC users and the main target for MS.
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But then again we got ppl saying "is this true, or is this a rumor? We won't know till it's out yet."

Just like, is the G80 really gonna need 2048920948230W PSU and require water cooling and yada-yada.
ya ur rite, all i can do is wait and see what will happen when it comes out.
I am really into this licensing buz i m thinking of buying DX10 Video card and Vista.
IF this rumor is true, there is no point in waiting, i rather go grap 7950GT or 1950XT
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I'm sure some kind of programmer will whip something up to unprogram that crap. It would be most illegal but if you pay for something then they should allow some sort of way around it.
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MS is prolly not going to make a whole lotta money for a looooong time.
    
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