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my friends have been raving about Ubuntu for a while now and I just might take the plunge, and i don't play that many games anyway so is there any reason for me to get Linux? the whole "**** winblows crashes 24/7" doesn't work on me because I've never really had anything more than minor inconveniences...
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If your fine with windows, stick with it
honestly, all Ubuntu is, is cute

if you play any games, stick with windows
things are just easier since your already used to Windows
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The only reason for you to jump to Linux is if you want to. Nobody is going to force or convince you.
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Linux is fun, frankly. If you are into tweaking your OS, the possibilities are unlimited. But, if you just want to boot up and read email/play a game, stick with Windows...for now...
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Dual Boot, Learning to use Linux is very useful
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Its a thing for people with spare time wanting to experiment. If your talking about just getting to to use as another OS to be on than stay with windows.
    
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Originally Posted by thehybridpyro
If your fine with windows, stick with it
honestly, all Ubuntu is, is cute

if you play any games, stick with windows
things are just easier since your already used to Windows
Linux... cute.... If that's the case then Windows is the drunk chick nobody wants to score with .
Anyways, only venture into Linux if you want to try something new and different, or if you are tired of Windows. You can either use it as a back up, or if you learn enough (not that hard really) as a comlete replacement for Windows (except for the gaming part).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Melcar
Linux... cute.... If that's the case then Windows is the drunk chick nobody wants to score with .
Anyways, only venture into Linux if you want to try something new and different, or if you are tired of Windows.
You got it in reverse...Windows is the drunk chick EVERYONE want's to score with. Why? You got me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Melcar
Linux... cute.... If that's the case then Windows is the drunk chick nobody wants to score with .
Anyways, only venture into Linux if you want to try something new and different, or if you are tired of Windows.

I dont see why everyone hates on windows. If you have half a brain it will never fail you.

Only thing I hate about windows is price/security. Performance wise, people complain too much.
    
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Originally Posted by ClaytonCallihan
I dont see why everyone hates on windows. If you have half a brain it will never fail you.

Only thing I hate about windows is price/security. Performance wise, people complain too much.
I love Windows. It never fails me, except that one time I got a BSOD for just opening a folder, and the time it froze while browsing the web, and rebooted when I was watching a DVD... never fails me and I love it. I would gladly keep paying MS for software.
Despite my love for Windows, Linux offers many possibilities. Not only do you have fun costumizing an entire OS (compiling kernels is so much fun... except when stuff goes wrong ) but you actually learn how things work and do not work.
Linux is both fun and useful to learn, not to mention the coolness factor. It can be a replacement for Windows, and with distros like FC and Ubuntu this transition is easier than ever. However, dual booting or virtual machines may be a better choice if your life depends on some critical Windows-only apps. (I'm referring to games and bencmark utilities of course ).
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