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Offline (Male) Goombert
Posted on: November 26, 2013, 05:06:59 pm

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http://www.scroogled.com/chromebook

This is the worst advertising campaign ever, Microsoft is reallllyyy shallow.
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I think it was Leonardo da Vinci who once said something along the lines of "If you build the robots, they will make games." or something to that effect.

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Reply #1 Posted on: November 26, 2013, 07:34:03 pm

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Well, I would get a Windows laptop... so I could stick Linux on it instead!
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Reply #2 Posted on: November 27, 2013, 03:37:08 pm

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I like things about both operating systems, Windows for its user interface and friendliness and Linux for its comprehensive development environment and package systems.

I also think the RT Surface is really neat, with its nice trim keyboard and all, good luck typing word documents on an iPad :\
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I think it was Leonardo da Vinci who once said something along the lines of "If you build the robots, they will make games." or something to that effect.

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Reply #3 Posted on: November 27, 2013, 04:55:09 pm

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I like things about bother operating systems, Windows for its user interface and friendliness and Linux for its comprehensive development environment and package systems.

I also think the RT Surface is really neat, with its nice trim keyboard and all, good luck typing word documents on an iPad :\
Can't say I'd be keen on using any tablet device to type long documents on, really.

As for Windows, it's useful, though it tends to be more a gaming OS for me (primary OS is Ubuntu, might switch to Debian though). Using XP right now, but I guess I should really get 7 (don't want 8.x). Need to get my main PC up and running again first, though...
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Reply #4 Posted on: November 27, 2013, 04:58:24 pm

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Yeah that is really the only reason I can't make Linux my main desktop, bad drivers and the GUI.

But I would like a separate computer to make into a Linux distro for development, as Linux is veryyyyy friendly to developers.
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Reply #5 Posted on: November 27, 2013, 05:00:26 pm

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Yeah that is really the only reason I can't make Linux my main desktop, bad drivers and the GUI.

But I would like a separate computer to make into a Linux distro for development, as Linux is veryyyyy friendly to developers.
I like the GUI with Linux I'm using (GNOME). Can't stand Unity. And as for drivers, well... so far, I've not run into any issues there.
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Reply #6 Posted on: November 28, 2013, 04:22:59 pm
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I think Cinnamon is better than Gnome (Gnome 3.8, 3.4 is nice)

I don't use Google. DUCK DUCK GO POWER! :P


Bing really sucks in Poland and I don't wanna be spying (?) by Google so I use DDG :P

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Reply #7 Posted on: November 29, 2013, 03:55:07 am

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Need to give Cinnamon a go. Or MATE. Dunno which.
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Reply #8 Posted on: November 29, 2013, 04:22:59 am
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Well I'm not surprised. Chromebooks are cheap as dirt and Microsoft wants to get into that market. Three of Amazon's top ten best selling laptops are Chromebooks. Having their OS pricey is what's stopping that IMO. Nothing like trying to buy a cheap device and being clotheslined by the OS pricetag being 1/3rd of the total cost of the device.

Their pawn stars video is very cringeworthy.
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