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Linux =
Software Center -> Install.
Or
Open terminal -> {package-manager} {install} {package name}
If you have to do anymore than that, then you're doing it wrong. And unless you're managing your whole system ( slack-style ) then using anything other than the package manager is not the way to go. Especially for such small things like vmware and chrome ( chromium is better smile.gif )
Windows =
Open Browser -> go to correct website -> download correct file -> browse to the file location -> double click on the installer -> click however many more times the installer asks for -> ohai it's finally installed.

You forgot a possible reboot at the end of that tongue.gif

And no, you don't have to use Windows 8, but I take it colleges and Universities will start teaching it? Maybe even deploying it (doubt it though, it's so crap GUI)
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post #32 of 62
Let's not forget updating the whole system, including every installed package in one simple command or button press.




I still don't see the point of people coming to the Linux section and talking crap. Makes absolutely no sense.

Oh well, the world as we know it is losing common sense every day.
post #33 of 62
Grow up.

I mean you'll understand when you'll grow up.
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Grow up.
I mean you'll understand when you'll grow up.
mabye

Aww, how cute.
post #35 of 62
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Let's not forget updating the whole system, including every installed package in one simple command or button press.
I still don't see the point of people coming to the Linux section and talking crap. Makes absolutely no sense.
Oh well, the world as we know it is losing common sense every day.

And no reboot really ever required (unless you install a new Kernel I think) after every single Windows Update you have to reboot. Then it configures it. Then reboot. Then login. Oh look, more updates!
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post #36 of 62
very very lucky!!

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post #37 of 62
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And no reboot really ever required (unless you install a new Kernel I think) after every single Windows Update you have to reboot. Then it configures it. Then reboot. Then login. Oh look, more updates!

Yup. And manually updating programs in Windows, ugh. So tedious and bothersome.


Point of the matter, No one is forcing anyone to use any system that they don't want to. So those who want to come to the Linux section to talk crap, just move along. No one is forcing you to use Linux if you don't want to, no one is forcing you to come to the Linux section, and no one is forcing you to post.
post #38 of 62
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Originally Posted by Bloitz View Post

Linux distros are like mistresses, they are younger, more fun, better looking and they don't demand anything. But due to obligations, financial reasons and practicalities of every day live you need to stay with your wife (Windows) .

I like this one. May sig it. The only real dawback is gaming however, its kicks windows in everything else.
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Why would I need car (win) if I have 1234 pairs of shoes (linux).
It's good for server and make fun of users. Nothing more. Having thousands of "custom" versions of it is same as having thousands of themes in windows and saying it's somehow different.

More like 1234 twin turbo jets wink.gif
post #39 of 62
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Linux =
Software Center -> Install.
Or
Open terminal -> {package-manager} {install} {package name}
If you have to do anymore than that, then you're doing it wrong. And unless you're managing your whole system ( slack-style ) then using anything other than the package manager is not the way to go. Especially for such small things like vmware and chrome ( chromium is better smile.gif )
Windows =
Open Browser -> go to correct website -> download correct file -> browse to the file location -> double click on the installer -> click however many more times the installer asks for -> ohai it's finally installed.

This is true. Most programs nowadays are easy to install from a software center, assuming you have the correct repositories. Linux has come a long way where we do not have to use command line near as much.
   
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This is true. Most programs nowadays are easy to install from a software center, assuming you have the correct repositories. Linux has come a long way where we do not have to use command line near as much.

We don't have too but sometimes it is best to use it...or you're like me and just use it anyway.
     
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